The First Husband

The First Husband

[a Novel]

Book - 2011
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A savvy, page-turning novel about a woman torn between her husband and the man she thought she'd marry.

Annie Adams is days away from her thirty-second birthday and thinks she has finally found some happiness. She visits the world's most interesting places for her syndicated travel column and she's happily cohabiting with her movie director boyfriend Nick in Los Angeles. But when Nick comes home from a meeting with his therapist (aka "futures counselor") and announces that he's taking a break from their relationship so he can pursue a woman from his past, the place Annie had come to call home is shattered. Reeling, Annie stumbles into her neighborhood bar and finds Griffin-a grounded, charming chef who seems to be everything Annie didn't know she was looking for. Within three months, Griffin is Annie's husband and Annie finds herself trying to restart her life in rural Massachusetts.

A wry observer of modern love, Laura Dave "steers clear of easy answers to explore the romantic choices we make" ( USA Today ). Her third novel is packed with humor, empathy, and psychological insight about the power of love and home.
Publisher: New York : Viking, c2011
ISBN: 9780670022670
Branch Call Number: DAVE
Characteristics: 246 p. ; 22 cm

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madison382 Jan 17, 2013

I really enjoyed this book and had a hard time keeping from peeking at the last page to see how the book ended.

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smosher
Jul 13, 2012

This book DID make me feel good and it DID flow nicely... and it made me love my husband more. It made me feel that the world was going to be ok.

invme4u Jun 19, 2012

I enjoyed this book from beginning to end. It flowed very nicely. Well written.

Ljubica81 Dec 28, 2011

Very enjoyable read. Book that makes me feel good.

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