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The friends we keep / Jane Green.

Green, Jane, 1968- author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 0 of 5 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 3 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

14 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library GRE (Text) 33500013077177 New Checked out 08/05/2019
Detroit Lakes Public Library GRE (Text) 33500013094701 New On holds shelf -
Ulen LINK Site GRE (Text) 33500013077169 New Checked out 08/01/2019
Hallock Public Library GRE (Text) 35500006184392 New Checked out 08/01/2019
Warroad Public Library GRE (Text) 35500006184384 New Checked out 08/08/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399583346
  • ISBN: 0399583343
  • Physical Description: 373 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Berkley, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2019.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Evvie, Maggie, and Topher have known each other since university. Their friendship was something they swore would last forever. Now years have passed, the friends have drifted apart, and none of them ever found the lives they wanted - the lives they dreamed of when they were young and everything seemed possible. Evvie starved herself to become a supermodel but derailed her career by sleeping with a married man. Maggie married Ben, the boy she fell in love with at university, never imagining the heartbreak his drinking would cause. Topher became a successful actor but the shame of a childhood secret shut him off from real intimacy. By their thirtieth reunion, these old friends have lost touch with each other and with the people they dreamed of becoming. Together again, they have a second chance at happiness ... until a dark secret is revealed that changes everything. The Friends We Keep is about how despite disappointments we've had or mistakes we've made, it's never too late to find a place to call home.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 May #1
    Green's (The Sunshine Sisters, 2017) latest follows the lives of three college friends who drift apart, then come back together later in life. In the mid–1980s, former child actress Evvie, who grew up in New York City with her Jamaican mother and American father, opts to attend college in England, where she meets vivacious Maggie and guarded Topher. The three quickly become inseparable, supporting each other as Evvie struggles with her weight, Maggie nurtures a crush on a smoldering bartender they dub Evil Ben, and Topher grapples with his sexuality while hiding an aspect of his childhood that makes him fear intimacy. Upon graduation, the three go their separate ways. Evvie pursues a career as a supermodel. Maggie embarks on a relationship with Ben, and Topher becomes a soap-opera star. Green follows their lives over the next 30 years, until a college reunion brings them back together and promises a fresh start, which is promptly jeopardized by a secret. Absorbing and full of surprising twists, Green's novel is a perfect summer read. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

A former journalist in the UK and a graduate of the International Culinary Center in New York, Jane Green has written many novels (including Jemima J, The Beach House, Falling, and, most recently, The Sunshine Sisters), most of which have been New York Times bestsellers, and one cookbook, Good Taste. Her novels are published in more than twenty-five languages, and she has over ten million books in print worldwide. She lives with her husband and a small army of children and animals.

Subject: Women > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Women.
Reunions > Fiction.
Gay men > Fiction.
Genre: Fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Suspense fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)

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