The sweetness of forgetting
(Book)

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Published
New York : Gallery Books, c2012.
Format
Book
Edition
1st Gallery Books trade paperback ed.
ISBN
9781451644296 (trade paper), 1451644299 (trade paper)
Physical Desc
353 pages ; 21 cm.
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Published
New York : Gallery Books, c2012.
Edition
1st Gallery Books trade paperback ed.
Language
English
ISBN
9781451644296 (trade paper), 1451644299 (trade paper)

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Includes a Reading Group Guide.
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At thirty-six , Hope McKenna-Smith is no stranger to bad news. She lost her mother to cancer, her husband left her for a twenty-two year old, and her bank account is nearly depleted. Her own dreams of becoming a lawyer long gone, she's running a failing family bakery on Cape Cod and raising a troubled preteen. Now, Hope's beloved French-born grandmother Mamie, who wowed the Cape with her fabulous pastries for more than fifty years, is drifting away into a haze of Alzheimer's. But in a rare moment of clarity, Mamie realizes that unless she tells Hope about the past, the secrets she has held on to for so many years will soon be lost forever. Tantalizingly, she reveals mysterious snippets of a tragic history in Paris. And then, arming her with a scrawled list of names, she sends Hope to France to uncover a seventy-year-old mystery. Hope's emotional journey takes her through the bakeries of Paris and three religious traditions, all guided by Mamie's fairy tales and the sweet tastes of home. As Hope pieces together her family's history, she finds horrific Holocaust stories mixed with powerful testimonies of her family's will to survive in a world gone mad. And to reunite two lovers torn apart by terror, all she'll need is a dash of courage, and the belief that God exists everywhere, even in cake. . . .

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Harmel, K. (2012). The sweetness of forgetting (1st Gallery Books trade paperback ed.). Gallery Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Harmel, Kristin. 2012. The Sweetness of Forgetting. Gallery Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Harmel, Kristin. The Sweetness of Forgetting Gallery Books, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Harmel, Kristin. The Sweetness of Forgetting 1st Gallery Books trade paperback ed., Gallery Books, 2012.

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