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An edition of Precious gifts (2015)

Precious gifts

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Publish Date
Publisher
Bantam Books
Language
English
Pages
318

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When Veronique Parker's husband Paul dies suddenly, she and her three daughters are each left a special bequest. They are also gifted a crumbling ch teau in the south of France u and the revelation that they will share this with a secret daughter Paul fathered years ago.

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Precious Gifts: A Novel
Jun 28, 2016, Dell
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Precious gifts
2016
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Precious gifts
2015, Bantam Books
in English
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Precious gifts: a novel
2015
in English - First large print edition.
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Precious gifts: a novel
2015
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Table of Contents

When Veronique Parker's husband Paul dies suddenly, she and her three daughters are each left a special bequest. They are also gifted a crumbling chateau in the south of France
and the revelation that they will share this with a secret daughter Paul fathered years ago. These bequests see Veronique embark on investigating a painting that Paul left her, which will lead to changes she could never have imagined for herself. As Veronique works through the emotional fall-out of Paul's betrayal, she picks up her own artistic ambitions again
and even finds romance blossoming with young photographer Aidan. Could one family secret and a heart-breaking betrayal actually help Veronique find the greatest happiness she's ever known?

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813.6
Library of Congress
PS3569.T33828

The Physical Object

Pagination
318 pages
Number of pages
318

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL28304546M
Internet Archive
preciousgifts0000stee
ISBN 10
059306903X, 0593069021
ISBN 13
9780593069035, 9780593069028, 9781446487730
OCLC/WorldCat
920782132

Work Description

Handsome, widowed, sophisticated, utterly charming, Paul Parker won the heart of a wealthy young Frenchwoman--the daughter of an American financier, the granddaughter of a major French art dealer--as his second wife. In two marriages, he fathered a challenging son and three very different daughters. But as irresponsible as he was irresistible, he ultimately shrugged off the demands of marriage and parenting to pursue life as an international bon vivant. Raised by their mother with all the care and resolve their father lacked, the three Parker sisters have become vibrant, self-reliant young women: Timmie, the oldest, a fiercely dedicated social worker in New York; sweet, nurturing Juliette, proprietor of a fledgling bakery in Brooklyn; and their younger sister, Joy, who is struggling to build an acting career in Los Angeles. While they love their mostly absent, glamorous father, he has left them with a legacy of impermanence and uncertainty in their own relationships with men. And with no strong role model to guide him, Paul's son has gone from one failure to another, even while his stepmother makes excuses for him, as he seethes with jealousy of his younger sisters. Now, after a long illness, Paul has slipped away peacefully in his sleep, and his family has gathered together to read his will. As his final wishes are revealed, his son is forced to face reality as an adult. And his daughters see a new side to their father--one that shows a caring man trying to redeem himself with a different, lasting legacy. He has made a very personal bequest to each of his children, carefully designed to help them achieve their own unique dreams and find true happiness. But Paul has saved the biggest surprise for his ex-wife Véronique: a secret from the past that shakes her world and sets her free. He leaves her a gift that remained a mystery for their entire marriage, and she begins a search to discover its history and rightful owner.

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