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Coast Road

Coast Road

Written by Barbara Delinsky

Narrated by Howard McGillin


Coast Road

Written by Barbara Delinsky

Narrated by Howard McGillin

ratings:
4/5 (2 ratings)
Length:
3 hours
Released:
Jul 1, 1998
ISBN:
9780743567930
Format:
Audiobook

Description

Coast Road. Where life's greatest gifts come to us by accident.

Rachel Keats and Jack McGill were artists, deeply in love when they married, until the rush of life took its toll. After ten years of marriage, they divorced and went their separate ways. Jack stayed in San Francisco. Rachel moved with their two young daughters to Big Sur.

Six years later, an alarming middle-of-the-night phone call demands that Jack put aside his own busy life and career as a leading architect to rush to his ex-wife's hospital bed. While she lies lifeless, Jack maintains a bedside vigil and finds himself getting to know Rachel better than he ever did -- through their daughters, her friends, and, even more revealingly, through her art. Meanwhile, the beauty and grace of the redwood canyon where she has made their home also work their own special alchemy upon Jack. He begins to see Rachel, his daughters, and the story of his marriage with new eyes.

Coast Road celebrates those things in life that matter most -- the kinship of neighbors, the companionship of friends, and the irreplaceable time spent with children and family. In this masterful new novel, Barbara Delinsky depicts with exquisite accuracy the ties that bind each of us to those people and places we hold most dear.

Released:
Jul 1, 1998
ISBN:
9780743567930
Format:
Audiobook


About the author

Barbara Delinsky is the author of more than twenty-two New York Times bestselling novels. Her books have been published in thirty languages, with over thirty-five million copies in print worldwide. A lifelong New Englander, Delinsky currently lives in Massachusetts with her husband. She is a passionate photographer, an avid tennis player, a drop-all-when-they-call mom and Grammi, and a confidante to friends of all stripes.

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  • (4/5)
    Really enjoyed this book. Story of forgiveness, commitment and self-awareness.
  • (4/5)
    Poignant story of Jack McGill at a crossroads in his life, as he struggles to keep a daily vigil at the hospital bedside of his comatose ex wife. Aside that, he has to rebuild the trust of his teenage daughters, and learning new things about Rachel, through her friends, that he never knew before. Very heartfelt, inspiring and uplifting.