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True stories at the Smoky View / Jill McCroskey Coupe.

Coupe, Jill McCroskey, author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch FIC COUPE, JILL MCCROSKEY (Text) 33946003079717 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781631520518
  • ISBN: 1631520512
  • Physical Description: 324 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Berkeley, CA: She Writes Press, 2016.

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Summary, etc.: After attending the funeral of her estranged friend Skip in Knoxville, Tennessee, Vrai (short for Vraiment), a forty-something art history librarian with sons of her own, rescues ten-year-old Jonathan, who has been abandoned with no shoes in the funeral home parking lot. The Blizzard of 1993 strands this unlikely duo at the Smoky View Motel, where, motivated in part by the unsolved murders of Jonathan's parents, they begin to uncover the truth about Skip's death. With elements of mystery and intrigue, True Stories at the Smoky View is primarily a novel about relationships: the love Vrai feels for her husband and sons, all of whom have left home; her friendship with Skip, which she begins to see in a new light; and her deepening bond with Jonathan. For Vrai and Jonathan, this is a story of mutual rescue--one that results in new lives for them both.
Subject: Academic librarians > Fiction.
Blizzards > Fiction.
Knoxville (Tenn.) > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.

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