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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Random House Inc
Publication date January 5, 2010
Pages 396
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780345483201
ISBN-10 0345483200
Dimensions 1.75 by 6.50 by 9.75 in.
Weight 1.45 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $26.00
§As reported by publisher
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: From Gail Godwin, three-time National Book Award finalist and acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Evensong and The Finishing School, comes a sweeping new novel of friendship, loyalty, rivalries, redemption, and memory.

It is the fall of 1951 at Mount St. Gabriel’s, an all-girls school tucked away in the mountains of North Carolina. Tildy Stratton, the undisputed queen bee of her class, befriends Chloe Starnes, a new student recently orphaned by the untimely and mysterious death of her mother. Their friendship fills a void for both girls but also sets in motion a chain of events that will profoundly affect the course of many lives, including the girls’ young teacher and the school’s matriarch, Mother Suzanne Ravenel.

Fifty years on, the headmistress relives one pivotal night, trying to reconcile past and present, reaching back even further to her own senior year at the school, where the roots of a tragedy are buried.

In Unfinished Desires, a beloved author delivers a gorgeous new novel in which thwarted desires are passed on for generations–and captures the rare moment when a soul breaks free.  

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Hardcover
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from Random House Inc (January 5, 2010)
9780345483201 | details & prices | 396 pages | 6.50 × 9.75 × 1.75 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $26.00
About: From Gail Godwin, three-time National Book Award finalist and acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Evensong and The Finishing School, comes a sweeping new novel of friendship, loyalty, rivalries, redemption, and memory.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Ballantine Books (July 27, 2010)
9780345483218 | details & prices | 406 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.68 lbs | List price $15.00

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