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The lemon orchard

Rice, Luanne2014
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A heartrending, timely love story of two people from seemingly different worlds--at once dramatic and romantic Luanne Rice is the beloved author of twenty-two "New York Times" bestsellers. In "The Lemon Orchard," one of her most moving and accomplished works yet, Rice gives us an affirming story about the redemptive power of compassion, set in the sea- and citrus-scented air of the breathtaking Santa Monica Mountains. It's been five years since Julia's daughter died. When she arrives to housesit at her uncle's home in Malibu, she longs only for peace. But to her surprise, Julia becomes drawn to Roberto, the handsome man from Mexico who oversees the lemon orchard. When Roberto reveals his own heartbreak, Julia recognizes his pain, but their stories have one striking difference: Roberto's daughter was lost--and never found. What ensues is a page-turning search across the U.S. and Mexican border and a captivating novel of love, both enduring and unexpected.
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The lemon orchard / Luanne Rice.
New York Penguin Books, 2014.©2013.
viii, 286 pages ; 20 cm.
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