Swear on this life : a novel

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New York : Atria Paperback, 2016.
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First Atria Paperback edition.
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306 pages ; 22 cm
9781501105791 , 1501105795


When a bestselling debut novel from mysterious author J. Colby becomes the literary event of the year, Emiline reads it reluctantly. As an adjunct writing instructor at UC San Diego with her own stalled literary career and a bumpy long-term relationship, Emiline isn't thrilled to celebrate the accomplishments of a young and gifted writer. Yet from the very first page, Emiline is entranced by the story of Emerson and Jackson, two childhood best friends who fall in love and dream of a better life beyond the long dirt road that winds through their impoverished town in rural Ohio. That's because the novel is patterned on Emiline's own dark and desperate childhood, which means that "J. Colby" must be Jase: the best friend and first love she hasn't seen in over a decade. Far from being flattered that he wrote the novel from her perspective, Emiline is furious that he co-opted her painful past and took some dramatic creative liberties with the ending. The only way she can put her mind at ease is to find and confront "J. Colby," but is she prepared to learn the truth behind the fiction? -- from Amazon.

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Carlino, R. (2016). Swear on this life: a novel (First Atria Paperback edition.). Atria Paperback.

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Carlino, Renée. 2016. Swear On This Life: A Novel. New York: Atria Paperback.

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Carlino, Renée. Swear On This Life: A Novel New York: Atria Paperback, 2016.

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Carlino, Renée. Swear On This Life: A Novel First Atria Paperback edition., Atria Paperback, 2016.

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