Until the Real Thing Comes Along by Elizabeth Berg audiobook

Until the Real Thing Comes Along: A Novel

By Elizabeth Berg
Read by Kate Rudd

Brilliance Audio 9780679457220
6.17 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781480501744

Patty Murphy is facing that pivotal point in a woman's life when her biological clock ticks as insistently as a beating heart. Will she find Mr. Right and start a family? But Patty is in love—with a man who is not only attractive and financially sound, but sensitive and warmhearted. There's just one small problem: he is also gay. Against her better judgment, and pleas from family and friends, Patty refuses to give up on Ethan. Every man she dates ultimately leaves her aching for the gentle comfort and intimacy she shares with him. But even as she throws eligible bachelors to the wayside to spend yet another platonic night with Ethan, Patty longs more and more for the consolation of loving and being loved. In the meantime she must content herself with waiting—until the real thing comes along.…

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Summary

Patty Murphy is facing that pivotal point in a woman's life when her biological clock ticks as insistently as a beating heart. Will she find Mr. Right and start a family? But Patty is in love—with a man who is not only attractive and financially sound, but sensitive and warmhearted. There's just one small problem: he is also gay.

Against her better judgment, and pleas from family and friends, Patty refuses to give up on Ethan. Every man she dates ultimately leaves her aching for the gentle comfort and intimacy she shares with him. But even as she throws eligible bachelors to the wayside to spend yet another platonic night with Ethan, Patty longs more and more for the consolation of loving and being loved. In the meantime she must content herself with waiting—until the real thing comes along.…

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Berg is facile in transforming familiar elements into apt metaphors, and her smooth transitions between tragedies and joys are punctuated with lively humor…readers…will be affected by Berg's poignant and clever tale and her zestful combination of commercial and literary appeal.” Publishers Weekly

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Author Bio: Elizabeth Berg

Author Bio: Elizabeth Berg

Elizabeth Berg is the author of many bestselling novels, including Open House, an Oprah’s Book Club selection. Durable Goods and Joy School were selected as ALA Best Books of the Year. She adapted The Pull of the Moon into a play that enjoyed sold-out performances in Chicago and Indianapolis. Her work has been translated into twenty-seven languages, and three of her novels have been turned into television movies. She is the founder of Writing Matters, a quality reading series dedicated to serving author, audience, and community.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 6.17
Audience: Adult
Language: English