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Publisher Description

The ultimate Small Town American novel from the bestselling author of The Shoemaker's Wife, a Richard and Judy Book Club pick

Big Stone Gap is a sleepy hamlet where kids get married and start families at eighteen, and stay for ever. So thirty-five-year old Ave Maria Mulligan is something of an oddity. A self-proclaimed spinster, as the local pharmacist she's been keeping the townsfolk's secrets for years. Now Ave Maria is about to discover a scandal in her own family's past that will blow the lid right off her quiet, uneventful life. Soon she's juggling two unexpected marriage proposals and conducting a no-holds-barred family feud. The thought of spending the rest of her life in Big Stone Gap is suddenly overwhelming...

With an unforgettable cast of characters and a heroine with an extraordinary story to tell, all living in this quirky, remarkable town where even Elizabeth Taylor pays a visit, BIG STONE GAP is a wonderfully vibrant, unashamedly feel-good debut.

Praise for Adriana Trigiani:

 'Honest, wholesome entertainment with a spicy Deep South kick' DAILY MAIL
'As warm and sweet as Southern Comfort' ELLE
'Hilarious and romantic ... a real page turner' SARAH JESSICA PARKER
'One of my all-time favourite novels' WHOOPI GOLDBERG
'Funny, charming, and original' FANNIE FLAGG author of FRIED GREEN TOMATOES AT THE WHISTLE STOP CAFE
'Its story is hilarious, and it hooked me on page one' JOHN BERENDT, author of MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL
'Smart, snappy writing and an unusual story' MARIE CLAIR

Fiction & Literature
January 9
Simon & Schuster UK

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