Sweetness of Forgetting

Editeur: Gallery Books Date de sortie: 2012-08-07

Description

A baker in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, must travel to Paris to uncover a family secret for her dying grandmotherand what she learns may change everything. The Sweetness of Forgetting is the book that made Kristin Harmel an international bestseller.At thirty-six, Hope McKenna-Smith is no stranger to bad news. She lost her mother to cancer, her husband left her for a twenty-two year old, and her bank account is nearly depleted. Her own dreams of becoming a lawyer long gone, shes running a failing family bakery on Cape Cod and raising a troubled preteen. Now, Hopes beloved French-born grandmother Mamie, who wowed the Cape with her fabulous pastries for more than fifty years, is drifting away into a haze of Alzheimers. But in a rare moment of clarity, Mamie realizes that unless she tells Hope about the past, the secrets she has held on to for so many years will soon be lost forever. Tantalizingly, she reveals mysterious snippets of a tragic history in Paris. And then, arming her with a scrawled list of names, she sends Hope to France to uncover a seventy-year-old mystery. Hopes emotional journey takes her through the bakeries of Paris and three religious traditions, all guided by Mamies fairy tales and the sweet tastes of home. As Hope pieces together her familys history, she finds horrific Holocaust stories mixed with powerful testimonies of her familys will to survive in a world gone mad. And to reunite two lovers torn apart by terror, all shell need is a dash of courage, and the belief that God exists everywhere, even in cake...

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Informations complémentaires

Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Collection: Gallery Books

Format: EPub

Pages: 368

ISBN: 9781451644319

Informations complémentaires

Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Collection: Gallery Books

Format: EPub

Pages: 368

ISBN: 9781451644319

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