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The best of us : a memoir / Joyce Maynard.

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  • 15 of 15 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Eastern Branch 92 MAY (Text) 36804000261928 BIOGRAPHY Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 92 MAYNARD (Text) 79361000105124 Adult Nonfiction - Biography Available -
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Lebanon PL - Lebanon B MAYNARD (Text) 34330513153131 Adult - Biography Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library 921 MAY (Text) 70743000155873 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City NON-FICTION 813.54 MAYNARD (Text) 30403002264455 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library BIO MAYNARD, Joyce (Text) 38650833383712 Biography Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781635570342
  • ISBN: 1635570344
  • Physical Description: viii, 437 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2017.

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"In 2011, when she was in her late fifties, author and journalist Joyce Maynard met the first true partner she had ever known. Jim wore a rakish hat over a good head of hair; he asked real questions and gave real answers; he loved to see Joyce shine, both in and out of the spotlight; and he didn't mind the mess she made in the kitchen. Before they met, both had believed they were done with marriage, and even after they married, Joyce resolved that no one could alter her course of determined independence. Then, just after their one-year wedding anniversary, her new husband was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. During the nineteen months that followed, as they battled his illness together, she discovered for the first time what it really meant to be a couple--'to be a true partner and to have one.' This is their story. Charting the course through their whirlwind romance, a marriage cut short by tragedy, and Joyce's return to living alone on new terms, The Best of Us is a heart-wrenching, ultimately life-affirming reflection on coming to understand true love through the experience of great loss."--Jacket.
Subject: Barringer, James A.
Maynard, Joyce, 1953-
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
Pancreas > Cancer > Patients > United States > Biography.
Middle-aged persons > Biography.
Married people > United States > Biography.
Loss (Psychology)
Genre: Autobiographies.

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