Big Cherry Holler: [a big stone gap novel]

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BIG CHERRY HOLLER, the extraordinary sequel to BIG STONE GAP, takes us back to the mountain life that enchanted us in Adriana Trigiani’s best selling debut novel. It’s been eight years since the town pharmacist and long time spinster Ave Maria Mulligan married coal miner Jack MacChesney. With her new found belief in love and its possibilities, Ave Maria makes a life for herself and her growing family, hoping that her fearless leap into commitment will make happiness stay. What she didn’t count on was that fate, life, and the ghosts of the past would come to haunt her and, eventually, test the love she has for her husband. The mountain walls that have protected her all of her life can not spare Ave Maria the life lessons she must learn. BIG CHERRY HOLLER is the story of a marriage, revealing the deep secrets, the power struggle, the betrayal and the unmet expectations that exist between husband and wife. It is the story of a community that must reinvent itself as it comes to grips with the decline of the coal mining industry. It is the story of an extended family, the people of Big Stone Gap, who are there for one another especially when times are tough — including bookmobile librarian and sexpert Iva Lou Wade Makin, savvy businesswoman Pearl Grimes, crusty cashier Fleeta Mullins, and Rescue Squad captain Spec Broadwater, who faces the complications of his double life. Ave Maria’s best friend Theodore Tipton, now band director at the University of Tennessee, continues to be her chief counselor and conscience as he reaches the pinnacle of marching band success. When Ave Maria takes her daughter to Italy for the summer, she meets a handsome stranger who offers her a life beyond the Blue Ridge Mountains. Ave Maria is forced to confront what is truly important: to her, to her marriage, and to her family. Brimming with humor, wisdom, honesty, and the drama and local color of mountain life from Virginia to Italy, BIG CHERRY HOLLER is a deeply felt, brilliantly evoked story of two lovers who have lost their way and their struggle to find one another again.
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Grouped Work ID63400688-d4d2-ab5b-5fe9-14b919e23549
Grouping Titlebig cherry holler
Grouping Authoradriana trigiani
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2021-01-17 05:01:08AM
Last Indexed2021-01-17 05:16:45AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9780375506178

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display_description"Heartwarming . . . Everything that really matters is here: humor, romance, wisdom, and drama."—The Dallas Morning News
Eight years have passed since Ave Maria Mulligan married Jack Mac, moved up into the hills, and dug in her roots even deeper. But Ave Maria soon discovers that the mountains cannot shelter her from the painful lessons of the heart. As her life reaches a crossroads, almost everybody in town has advice to offer—including the Bookmobile's self-appointed sexpert Iva Lou Wade, savvy pharmacy owner Pearl Grimes ("a very mature twenty-four"), crusty chain-smoking cashier Fleeta, and of course, the always-wise band director Theodore Tipton, now unofficially "out" and about. But when Ave Maria takes her daughter to Italy for the summer, her passion for a seductive stranger will test her marriage—and push her to choose the man who is truly her destiny.
At once funny and deeply poignant, resonant with the power of love and forgiveness and the unexpected events that force us to stake a claim in our own lives, Big Cherry Holler is a wise, wonderful story to treasure.
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seriesBig Stone Gap novels
series_with_volumeBig Stone Gap novels|2
subject_facetAudiobooks -- Unabridged
Big Stone Gap (Va.) -- Fiction
Big Stone Gap Region (Va.) -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Humorous fiction
Humorous stories
Italian American women -- Fiction
Married women -- Fiction
Mountain life -- Fiction
title_displayBig Cherry Holler : a Big Stone Gap novel
title_fullBig Cherry Holler
Big Cherry Holler : a Big Stone Gap novel / Adriana Trigiani
Big Cherry Holler [CD sound recording] : [a big stone gap novel] / Adriana Trigiani
Big Cherry Holler [electronic resource] / Adriana Trigiani
title_shortBig Cherry Holler
title_sub[a big stone gap novel]
topic_facetDomestic fiction
Humorous stories
Italian American women
Married women
Mountain life