The Hope Chest: A Novel
  • The Hope Chest: A Novel
  • The Hope Chest: A Novel
ISBN: 1250105072
EAN13: 9781250105073
Language: English
Pages: 320
Dimensions: 2.01" H x 10" L x 7.01" W
Weight: 1 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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A graceful, moving, emotionally impactful read. --Garth Stein, New York Times bestselling author of The Art of Racing in The Rain

Saugatuck, MI, springs to life in this nostalgic, gentle story of lifelong love along with the emotional support and care that families and friends can provide. --Library Journal

The discovery of one woman's heirloom hope chest unveils precious memories and helps three people who have each lost a part of themselves find joy once again.

Ever since she was diagnosed with ALS, fiercely independent Mattie doesn't feel like herself. She can't navigate her beloved home, she can't go for a boat ride, and she can barely even feed herself. Her devoted husband, Don, doesn't want to imagine life without his wife of nearly fifty years, but Mattie isn't likely to make it past their anniversary.

But when Rose, Mattie's new caretaker, and her young daughter, Jeri, enter the couple's life, happiness and the possibility for new memories return. Together they form a family, and Mattie is finally able to pass on her memories from the hope chest she received from her mother.

With each item--including a favorite doll, family dishes, an embroidered apron, and an antique Christmas ornament--the hope chest connects Mattie, Don and Rose to each Read More chevron_right

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