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The curious charms of Arthur Pepper, Phaedra Patrick

Label
The curious charms of Arthur Pepper
Title
The curious charms of Arthur Pepper
Statement of responsibility
Phaedra Patrick
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this poignant and curiously charming debut, a lovable widower embarks on a life-changing adventure Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper lives a simple life. He gets out of bed at precisely 7:30 a.m., just as he did when his wife, Miriam, was alive. He dresses in the same grey slacks and mustard sweater-vest, waters his fern, Frederica, and heads out to his garden. But on the one-year anniversary of Miriam's death, something changes. Sorting through Miriam's possessions, Arthur finds an exquisite gold charm bracelet he's never seen before. What follows is a surprising and unforgettable odyssey that takes Arthur from London to Paris and as far as India in an epic quest to find out the truth about his wife's secret life before they met -- a journey that leads him to find hope, healing and self-discovery in the most unexpected places
Summary
In this poignant, charming debut, 69-year-old Arthur Pepper stopped engaging with life a year ago, when his wife of 40 years died. But the discovery among her things of a charm bracelet he'd never seen before prompts a quest to discover the origins of the bracelet and all of its charms. His adventures take him from his home in York through the English countryside, and on to Paris and India. If you're looking for a feel-good novel about personal transformations, you won't go wrong with The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper. -- Description by Shauna Griffin
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10480960
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Patrick, Phaedra
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Widowers
  • Charm bracelets
  • Self-realization
Target audience
adult
Label
The curious charms of Arthur Pepper, Phaedra Patrick
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=36CF22BD-6C4A-4643-A4C2-E7F37CE05068
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn948577450
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781760374365
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • F79B8319-C75D-4D57-9344-4B970A009E90
  • 36CF22BD-6C4A-4643-A4C2-E7F37CE05068
System control number
(OCoLC)948577450
Label
The curious charms of Arthur Pepper, Phaedra Patrick
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=36CF22BD-6C4A-4643-A4C2-E7F37CE05068
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn948577450
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781760374365
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • F79B8319-C75D-4D57-9344-4B970A009E90
  • 36CF22BD-6C4A-4643-A4C2-E7F37CE05068
System control number
(OCoLC)948577450

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