All He Ever Wanted
All He Ever Wanted

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Annotation: Nicholas Van Tassel rearranges his entire life in the hope of winning a woman he has only glimpsed.
Catalog Number: #7563
Binding Type: Perma-Bound Edition
Copyright Date: 2003
Edition Date: 2005
Pages: 372 p.
Availability: Special Order Only - Contact Customer Service at +1 800 637-6581 or +1 217 243-5451
ISBN: Publisher: 0-316-01036-7 Perma-Bound: 0-605-08399-1
ISBN 13: Publisher: 978-0-316-01036-8 Perma-Bound: 978-0-605-08399-8
Dewey: Fic
LCCN: 2002036847
Dimensions: 18 cm.
Language: English
Reviewing Agencies:
ALA Booklist (Sat Feb 01 00:00:00 CST 2003)
Kirkus Reviews
Library Journal
Publishers Weekly
Wilson's Fiction Catalog
Word Count: 91,601
Reading Level: 7.6
Interest Level: 9+
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 7.6 / points: 16.0 / quiz: 70625 / grade: Upper Grades

"A marriage is always two intersecting stories." This realization comes perhaps too late to the husband of Etna Bliss-a man whose obsession with his young wife begins at the moment of their first meeting, as he helps Etna and her companions escape from a fire in a hotel restaurant, and culminates in a marriage doomed by secrets and betrayal. Written with the intelligence and grace that are the hallmarks of Anita Shreve's bestselling novels, this gripping tale of desire, jealousy, and loss is peopled by unforgettable characters as real as the emotions that bring them together.