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The peacock emporium / Jojo Moyes.

The peacock emporium / Jojo Moyes.
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ISBN 9781984882981
Name Moyes, Jojo, 1969- author.
Title The peacock emporium / Jojo Moyes.
Edition Large print edition.
Published ©2004
New York : Random House Large Print, [2019]
Description 582 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Notes Includes readers guide with discussion questions.
Summary In the sixties, Athene Forster was the most glamorous girl of her generation. Nicknamed the Last Deb, she was also beautiful, spoiled, and out of control. When she agreed to marry the gorgeous young heir Douglas Fairley-Hulme, her parents breathed a sigh of relief. But within two years, rumors had begun to circulate about Athene's affair with a young salesman. Thirty-five years later, Suzanna Peacock is struggling with her notorious mother's legacy. The only place Suzanna finds comfort is in The Peacock Emporium, the beautiful coffee bar and shop she opens that soon enchants her little town. There she makes perhaps the first real friends of her life, including Alejandro, a male midwife, escaping his own ghosts in Argentina. The spectre of her mother still haunts Suzanna. But only by confronting both her family and her innermost self will she finally reckon with the past, and discover that the key to her history, and her happiness, may have been in front of her all along.
Subjects Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Specialty stores -- Fiction
Community life -- Fiction
Friendship -- Fiction
Coffee shops -- Fiction
Families -- Fiction
Genre Large type books
Romance fiction
Domestic fiction
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