Tara Road

Tara Road

Book - 1998
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A Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club

New York Times bestselling author Maeve Binchy has captured the hearts of millions with her unforgettable novels. Binchy's graceful storytelling and wise compassion have earned her the devotion of fans worldwide--and made her one of the most beloved authors of our time. Now she dazzles us once again with a new novel filled with her signature warmth, humor, and tender insight. A provocative tale of family heartbreak, friendship, and revelation, Tara Road explores every woman's fantasy: escape, into another place, another life. "What if..." Binchy asks, and answers in her most astonishing novel to date.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Delacorte Press, c1998
ISBN: 9780440235590
9781552780015
1552780015
0440235596
9781552780800
1552780805
9780385333955
0385333951
Branch Call Number: BINC 21
Characteristics: 502 p. ; 25 cm

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mogie
Aug 16, 2013

This one was particularly difficult to get into. The first half of the book was very slow moving. If this was my first Binchy book I would have given up on it. I spent too much time waiting for the shoe to drop. Once it got going I enjoyed it, though. It was not my favourite by any means. I found the characters a bit over the top soapy and was annoyed with them as well.

dragonsnakes Mar 03, 2011

One of my favourite authors that I continue to enjoy

kantoni Sep 12, 2009

I read this book back in 2004. When I watched The Holiday with Cameron Diaz and Jack Black, I couldn't help thinking that that movie was based on this book.

KHaney Mar 19, 2008

A very slow film. Unrealistic romance. Not recommended.

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AnamCara
Oct 29, 2007

Maeve's books are hard to put down once you start reading them.

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