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Saturday-night widows [sound recording] : the adventures of six friends remaking their lives / Becky Aikman.

Aikman, Becky. (Author). Lee, Ann Marie. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 3 copies at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 copy at Dorchester County Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Dorchester - Summerville Branch AUDIO CD:10 FIC AIK (Text) 30018004334211 Adult Books on CD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385360937
  • ISBN: 9780385360913
  • Physical Description: 10 sound discs (12 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged
  • Publisher: [New York] : Random House Audio, [2013]

Content descriptions

Participant or Performer Note: Read by Ann Marie Lee.
Summary, etc.: "Meet the Saturday Night Widows: ringleader Becky, an unsentimental journalist who lost her husband to cancer; Tara, a polished mother of two, whose husband died in the throes of alcoholism after she filed for divorce; Denise, a widow of just five months, now struggling to get by; Marcia, a hard-driving corporate lawyer; Dawn, an alluring self-made entrepreneur whose husband was killed in a sporting accident, leaving two small children behind; and Lesley, a housewife who returned home one day to find that her husband had committed suicide. The women meet once a month, and over the course of a year, they strike out on ever more far-flung adventures, learning to live past the worst thing they thought could happen. They share emotional peaks and valleys-- dating, parenting, moving, finding meaningful work, and reinventing themselves-- while turning traditional thinking about loss and recovery upside down. Through it all runs the story of Aikman's own journey through grief and her love affair with a man who tempts her to marry again. In a transporting story of what friends can achieve when they hold each other up, Saturday Night Widows is a rare book that will make you laugh, think, and remind yourself that despite the utter unpredictability and occasional tragedy of life, it is also precious, fragile, and often more joyous than we recognize" -- from publisher's web site.
Subject: Aikman, Becky.
Widows.
Widowhood.
Self-help groups.
Genre: Audiobooks.
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