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Bittersweet
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Bittersweet

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Bittersweet by Danielle Steel

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India Taylor lived in a world of manicured lawns and neatly-maintained calendars. With four wonderful children, India believed in commitment and sacrifice, just as she believed in Doug, the man she had married seventeen years before. She had chosen this life, not the award-winning career as a photojournalist she once had, and it was a choice she had never regretted - until she began to regret it with all her heart. India couldn't pinpoint the exact moment when the price of the sacrifices she she'd made began to seem high. But when she met Paul Ward, a Wall Street tycoon married to a bestselling author, India could share her dreams with him, and offer comfort when he suffered a heartbreak of his own. India hadn't planned to become Paul's friend, and anything more was unthinkable.When Paul urged India to reclaim her career, Doug was adamantly against it, determined to keep her tied to the home. But with Paul's encouragement India slowly, painfully, began to break free and find herself again. "Bittersweet" is India's story, a story of freedom, of having dreams and making choices. With unerring insight, Danielle Steel has created a moving portrait of a woman who dares to embark on a new adventure. Her painful, exhilarating journey inspires us all.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780552145039
ISBN-10: 0552145033
Format: Paperback
(178mm x 106mm x 30mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Corgi Books
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Apr-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Reviews

US Kirkus Review » For diehard Steel fans only. As the author gets older, so, happily, do her protagonists - although they always, always, look at least ten years younger than their chronological age. In India Taylor's case, these good looks aren't the result of lots of live-in help. Since she gave up her career as a photojournalist 14 years earlier (Steel makes it clear that she could have won a Pulitzer), India has dedicated herself to the rearing of her four swell kids: chauffeuring, soccer-momming, watching ballet classes, and creating a lovely home in the prosperous New York suburb of Westport, Connecticut. But creeping in between the endless car pools is India's suspicion that there might be more to life. She misses her job; her spirit hungers for a little more career mixed in with wife-and-motherhood. But Doug, her anachronistic husband, has forbidden her even an occasional photo gig. Apparently, India agreed to this domestic arrangement when they married. Her dad, a prizewinning photojournalist, died in action, and India doesn't want her children growing up without both parents as she did. Add to this emotional stew the fact that Doug doesn't believe in romance or passionate love anymore, and you have one mad, dissatisfied housewife. When India meets Paul Ward, the "Lion of Wall Street," on his fabulous sailboat at the Cape, she sees a guy who's not afraid of living with a career-obsessed woman. Paul's wife is the successful novelist Serena Smith. On her way to Europe, Serena's plane is blown up by, yes, Arab terrorists, and Paul goes into deep mourning. He and India form a close friendship while crying on each other's shoulders, and that friendship quickly develops into love. Their romantic ups and downs (the bitter and the sweet, of course) culminate in the jungle of Rwanda and come to the standard conclusion during a hurricane manque off the Massachusetts coast. Steel manages to make even some solid ideas sound treacly and dated. (Kirkus Reviews)


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Author Biography - Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel is one of the world's most popular and highly acclaimed authors, with over ninety international bestselling novels in print and more than 600 million copies of her novels sold. She is also the author of His Bright Light, the story of her son Nick Traina's life and death; A Gift of Hope, a memoir of her work with the homeless; and Pure Joy, about the dogs she and her family have loved. To discover more about Danielle Steel and her books visit her website at www.daniellesteel.com You can also connect with Danielle on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DanielleSteelOfficial or on Twitter: @daniellesteel

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