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Publisher Description

A rookie paramedic pulls a young woman alive from her totaled car, a first rescue that begins a lifelong tangle of love and wreckage. Sheila Arsenault is a gorgeous enigma - streetwise and tough-talking, with haunted eyes, fierce desires, and a never-look-back determination. Peter Webster, as straight an arrow as they come, falls for her instantly and entirely. Soon Sheila and Peter are embroiled in an intense love affair, married, and parents to a baby daughter. Like the crash that brought them together, it all happened so fast.

Can you ever really save another person? Eighteen years later, Sheila is long gone and Peter is raising their daughter, Rowan, alone. But Rowan is veering dangerously off track, and for the first time in their ordered existence together, Webster fears for her future. His work shows him daily every danger the world contains, how wrong everything can go in a second. All the love a father can give a daughter is suddenly not enough.

Sheila's sudden return may be a godsend--or it may be exactly the wrong moment for a lifetime of questions and anger and longing to surface anew. What tore a young family apart? Is there even worse damage ahead? The questions lifted up in Anita Shreve's utterly enthralling new novel are deep and lasting, and this is a novel that could only have been written by a master of the human heart.

GENRE
Fiction
NARRATOR
DH
Dennis Holland
LENGTH
07:22
hr min
RELEASED
2010
November 30
PUBLISHER
Hachette Audio
PRESENTED BY
Audible.com
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
335.3
MB

Customer Reviews

nina2746 ,

Rescue: A Novel

I found this book so annoying that I"ve stopped listening to it altoghether. The characterization is heavy handed, there's no reason for a connection between these two people, and the false "Boston accent" is irritating. Boring, irritating, annonying, uninteresting... and I spent too much money on it. Back to the (real) library!

Tryitgirl ,

The preview is so bad....

I don't mean to offend, and I'm not sure if it's a reflection on the writing itself, but that is about the worst reading of a book. I could not purchase it.

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