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Practical Jean

Cole, Trevor

Fiction

On Sale Date: 10/18/2011
Imprint: Harper Perennial
Print Run: 25K
Format: Trade PB
304
Price: $13.99
ISBN: 0062082507
ISBN 13: 9780062082503
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Ebook 9780062082534

Already a prize-winner in Canada, Practical Jean tells the story of Jean Vale Horemarsh: an ordinary, small-town woman with the usual challenges of middle age. She’s content, mostly, with the life she’s built: a semi-successful career as a ceramics artist, a close collection of women friends (if you ignore the terrible falling out she had with Cheryl all those years ago), a comfortable marriage with a kind if otherwise unextraordinary man. And then Jean sees her mother go through the final devastating months of cancer, and realizes that her fondest wish is to protect her dearest friends from the indignities of aging and illness. That’s when she decides to kill them…

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