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Earth's the right place for love : a novel  Cover Image Book Book

Earth's the right place for love : a novel

Berg, Elizabeth (author.).

Summary: "This beautiful novel tells the love story of young Arthur Moses and Nola, and how a young man grew up to become the wise old man known as Arthur Trulove. Set in the 1950s in the warm community of Mason, Missouri, Arthur is a shy, unathletic teenage boy, in love with the most beautiful girl in his class. He is thrilled when they become friends, but he wants more than friendship. Alas, he learns that Nola has a crush on the wrong Moses--Arthur's older brother, Frank. Meanwhile, Frank is busy pursuing his own passion, and avoiding their father, a war veteran with a drinking problem and a penchant for starting fights. When a sudden tragedy rocks Arthur's world, Arthur is force to grow up, and to learn how to create a life that involves the kinds of relationships that are the most important to him"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780593446799
  • ISBN: 0593446798
  • ISBN: 9780593446812
  • Physical Description: print
    273 pages : illustration ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2023]
  • Badges:
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 4 / 5.0
    • Most Copies: 5 / 5.0
    • Top Circs: 5 / 5.0
Subject: Families Fiction
Dysfunctional families Fiction
Life change events Fiction
Nineteen fifties Fiction
Missouri Fiction
FICTION / Coming of Age
FICTION / Literary
Dysfunctional families
Family members
Genre: Fictional Work
Domestic fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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