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The Resource The story of Arthur Truluv : a novel, Elizabeth Berg

The story of Arthur Truluv : a novel, Elizabeth Berg

Label
The story of Arthur Truluv : a novel
Title
The story of Arthur Truluv
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Berg
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Truluv is a moving novel about three people who have lost the person they love most, and must find their way back to happiness. Arthur, a widower, meets Maddy, an angry and friendless teenage girl, while visiting his late wife at the cemetary, where he goes every day for lunch. Against all odds, the two strike up a friendship that pulls them out of a serious rut. They band together with Arthur's nosy neighbor Lucille, to create lives that are truly worth living. Proving that life's most precious moments are sweeter when shared, they go from strangers, to friends, to an untraditional but loving family. Betrayal, loneliness, romance and family are at the heart of this honey of a book, a must-read for fans of Elizabeth Berg's early work. This is a story about life being affirmed at all ages, old and young, and about finding hapiness when hope seems lost. Readers will laugh, cry, and love Truluv
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Summary
Arthur meets Maddy when he’s visiting his dead wife in the cemetery; he eats lunch there every day. Maddy is a high school senior who’s got a hopeless crush on a jerk. Warm-hearted Arthur reaches out to Maddy in a totally open way, as Maddy’s parents seem uninvolved at best. The Story of Arthur Truluv is one of those rare coming-of-age novels that is just as much about the end of life as it is about growing up. -- Michelle Beckes for LibraryReads
Theme
Storyline
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Character
Award
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10563858
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Story of Arthur Truluv
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
Label
The story of Arthur Truluv : a novel, Elizabeth Berg
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
222 pages
Isbn
9781400069903
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The story of Arthur Truluv : a novel, Elizabeth Berg
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
222 pages
Isbn
9781400069903
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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