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The Story of Arthur Truluv: A Novel



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Author
Berg, Elizabeth
Descriptors
Cemeteries
Coming-of-Age
Intergenerational Relationships
Interpersonal Relationships
Loneliness
Senior Citizens
Teen Pregnancy
Teens
Widowers
Location/Setting:
Missouri
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Summary
Arthurís daily routine includes eating lunch at his wife's grave which is where he meets high school senior Maddy. Maddy nicknames Arthur, Truluv", to symbolize his undying love for his wife. When Maddy becomes pregnant, she wants to keep her baby against her fatherís wishes. Arthur reaches out to Maddy and offers her a place to live. Maddy moves into his home as housekeeper; and neighbor Lucille moves into Arthurís house as cook. Together Lucille and Arthur serve as surrogate parents/grandparents for Maddy.
Critique
A sweet sentimental read.
ISBN
9781400069903
  iBistro
# of Pages
222
Published
2017
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Reviewer's Initials: ED


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