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  • Mass Market Paperback: 392 pages
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books; Reprint edition (1 June 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0345441133
  • ISBN-13: 978-0345441133
  • Product Dimensions: 10.6 x 2.7 x 17.4 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 204 g
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"A fascinating story of love, healing, forgiveness . . . certain to strike a chord in the hearts of mothers and daughters everywhere."--Tulsa World

"A warm and touching story about very human characters whose personal situations come to life with realism and sensitivity."--Library Journal

"Many a daughter will see something of herself in Ruby."--People

"Totally brilliant."--The Midwest Book Review

"A beautiful novel, funny and tender, sad and wonderfully satisfying."--Tahoe Tribune

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f the cherished bestseller On Mystic Lake returns with a poignant, funny, luminous novel about a mother and daughter--the complex ties that bind them, the past that separates them, and the healing that comes with forgiveness.

Years ago, Nora Bridge walked out on her marriage and left her daughters behind. She has since become a famous radio talk-show host and newspaper columnist beloved for her moral advice. Her youngest daughter, Ruby, is a struggling comedienne who uses her famous mother as fuel for her bitter, cynical humor. When the tabloids unearth a scandalous secret from Nora's past, their estrangement suddenly becomes dramatic: Nora is injured in an accident and a glossy magazine offers Ruby a fortune to write a tell-all about her mother. Under false pretenses, Ruby returns home to take care of the woman she hasn't spoken to for almost a decade.

Nora insists they retreat to Summer Island in the San Juans, to the lovely old house on the water where Ruby g

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