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Once in Every Life
Once in Every Life
Author: Kristin Hannah
Tess Gregory's brilliant career as a research scientist hides her longings for husband and child. Though deaf, she is a free spirit -- a woman full of life and love. She is struck down all too soon. — But for Tess, a new life begins at her death, in post-Civil War America. She is now Amarylis Rafferty, wife and mother of three -- and she can hear...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780449148389
ISBN-10: 0449148386
Publication Date: 12/23/1992
Pages: 416
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 100 ratings
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 1
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Helpful Score: 2
I really loved this book well worth reading.
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a moving love story about life's up and downs, but a good ending
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My favorite Kristin Hannah book. If you like tortured heroes, this is the book for you.
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I've enjoyed all of Kristin Hannah's books, but this was one of the best. Wonderful story.
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Tess is a woman who has been given a miraculous second chance at life. Jack is a man who abandoned hope long ago. Imprisoned by savage memories, he believes he has nothing to offer anyone, especially a woman like Tess, who dares to ask for the impossible...his love.
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I thought I would be more thrilled with this book.. and in the beginning I was totally wrapped up in the story. However, about mid-way through, this book turned from original idea to traditional historical romance. It was a quick read.
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The story line of this book couldn't move any slower if you stopped reading it all together. Ugh. I was so disappointed, too! I started out great and then just got stuck in the day-to-day details that just drag out so s-l-o-wl-y.
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Love Kritin Hannah. A great story about love being forever.
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Book Description
Tess Gregory's brilliant career as a research scientist hides her longings for husband and child. Though deaf, she is a free spirit -- a woman full of life and love. She is struck down all too soon.
But for Tess, a new life begins at her death, in post-Civil War America. She is now Amarylis Rafferty, wife and mother of three -- and she can hear. Shocked and disoriented by her new surroundings, she is drawn into the savage heartache burdening the family, especially her husband, Jack, a man who fears himself capable of anything.


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