El cumpleaños secreto / Kate Morton ; [traducción Máximo Sáez]

El cumpleaños secreto / Kate Morton ; [traducción Máximo Sáez]

Book - 2013 | Spanish
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La esperada cuarta novela de Kate Morton Ante el grave estado de salud de su madre, Dorothy, los hermanos Nicholson deciden reunirse para celebrar el que posiblemente sea su #65533;ltimo cumplea#65533;os. La cercan#65533;a de su muerte no solo convocar#65533; a los hermanos, sino que har#65533; que ella se vea asaltada por un pasado que su familia desconoce Ser#65533; Laurel, su hija mayor, quien le preguntar#65533; sobre ese pasado, del que Dorothy solo ir#65533; revelando algunos nombres y acontecimientos. Investigando, con la ayuda de su hermano Gerry, Laurel ir#65533; reuniendo informaci#65533;n y descubrir#65533; cu#65533;l es el misterio que celosamente ha escondido durante a#65533;os, comprendiendo as#65533; tambi#65533;n qu#65533; sucedi#65533; aquel d#65533;a de 1961 en que Laurel se ocultaba encima de un #65533;rbol de su jard#65533;n. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION A spellbinding new novel filled with mystery, thievery, murder, and enduring love. During a summer party at the family farm in the English countryside, sixteen-year-old Laurel Nicolson has escaped to her childhood tree house and is happily dreaming of the future. She spies a stranger coming up the long road to the farm and watches as her mother speaks to him. Before the afternoon is over, Laurel will witness a shocking crime. A crime that challenges everything she knows about her family and especially Dorothy--her vivacious, loving, nearly perfect mother. Now, fifty years later, Laurel is a successful and well-regarded actress living in London. The family is gathering at Greenacres farm for Dorothy's ninetieth birthday. Realizing that this may be her last chance, Laurel searches for answers to the questions that still haunt her from that long-ago day, answers that can only be found in her mother's past. Dorothy's story takes the reader from pre-WWII England through the blitz, to the '60s and beyond. It is the secret history of three strangers from vastly different worlds--Dorothy, Vivien, and Jimmy--who meet by chance in wartime London and whose lives are forever entwined. El cumplea#65533;os secreto explores longings and dreams and the unexpected consequences they sometimes bring. It is an unforgettable story of lovers and friends, deception and passion that is told--in Morton's signature style--against a backdrop of events that changed the world.
Publisher: Doral, Fla. : Santillana USA, 2013.
Edition: 1a ed. --
ISBN: 9780882723730
0882723731
Branch Call Number: Spa FIC Morto
Characteristics: 550 p.
Additional Contributors: Sáez, Máximo

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