44 Charles Street

44 Charles Street

A Novel

Book - 2011
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First time in paperback!

A magical transformation takes place in Danielle Steel's luminous novel: Strangers become roommates, roommates become friends, and friends become a family in a turn-of-the-century house in Manhattan's West Village.
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The plumbing was prone to leaks, the furniture rescued from garage sales. And every square inch was being devotedly restored to its original splendor--even as a relationship fell to pieces. Now Francesca Thayer, newly separated from her boyfriend, is suddenly the sole mortgage payer on her Greenwich Village townhouse. The struggling art gallery owner does the math and then the unimaginable. She puts out an advertisement for boarders, and soon her home becomes a whole new world.

First comes Eileen, a fresh, pretty L.A. transplant, now a New York City schoolteacher. Then there's Chris, a young father fighting for custody of his seven-year-old son. The final tenant is Marya, a celebrated cookbook author hoping to start a new chapter in life after the death of her husband. Over the course of one amazing, unforgettable, ultimately life-changing year, Francesca discovers that her accidental tenants have become the most important people in her life. The house at 44 Charles Street fills with laughter, heartbreak, and hope--and in the hands of master storyteller Danielle Steel, it's a place those who visit will never want to leave.nbsp;

Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780440245179
9780385343145
Branch Call Number: STEE
Characteristics: 319 p. ; 25 cm

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weezie1
Sep 10, 2018

2015 read

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GrinBig
Jul 13, 2017

A very fun summer vacation roadtrip audiobook. Made the hours in the car fly by.

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curiebookworm
Sep 27, 2016

Great story, predictable but still good.

IMolina3 Feb 04, 2014

this is one of my fav book of her..

KJB1964 Oct 21, 2013

Great Book ! I read it in 2 Days :)

Peanutpancake May 14, 2013

Loved this book, very hard to put down!

ladydebv Mar 01, 2013

I loved this story and all of its characters!

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scorpio21
Nov 24, 2011

A very enjoyable story.

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vidyaslibrary
Jun 15, 2011

Danielle Steel as usual is the best at delving on social/family issues! This book as many others from her touches a chord with the readers and each of us can identify with some of the situations the main protagonist goes through! Excellent narration and style is so lucid that the story grows on you. Somewhere in the novel the reader gels and starts living in 44 Charles Street himself! A fairytale ending but each character's life is very well etched. Excellent relaxing read!

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nitetraino
May 26, 2011

Lame. 3 of 10 stars

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