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The Resource Special delivery, Danielle Steel

Special delivery, Danielle Steel

Label
Special delivery
Title
Special delivery
Statement of responsibility
Danielle Steel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a novel that explores fun and challenge, and occasionalabsurdity, of new beginnings, Daniel Steel tells the story of two people who findlove where and when they least expect it. At fifty-nine, Jack Watson owns one of the most successfulboutiques in Beverly Hills, has two adult children who are the light of hislife, and his choice of Hollywood's most beautiful women. After a failedmarriage in the distant past, and a brief, tragic affair years afterward, Jackhas become the perfect bachelor. And he loves it. Amanda Robbins knew jack Watson only as her daughter'sfather-in-law, an incurable playboy whom she dislikes intensely. Theirs hadbeen a relationship based solely upon the marriage of her daughter to his son. And Amanda wants no other relationship withhim. But when she becomes a widow unexpectedly twenty-six years after sheretired from Hollywood stardom to become a wife and mother, Amanda findsherself on unfamiliar ground, and is surprised to find herself both befriendedby, and attracted to, Jack Watson. Worse yet, she likes him. There is a lot moreto him than she previously suspected. Amanda's shock at her attraction to Jack is equaled only byher children's. then, suddenly, a startling announcement stuns both offamilies, as Jack and Amanda are faced with an unexpected gift that neither thoughtp[possible, and a with a choice that provides both of them with a challenge. Butat a time in their lives when they least expect to feel that way, they not onlyfeel young again, but are blissfully happy, in spite of the confusion,opposition, and obstacles all around them. SpecialDelivery is about what two people do when life gives them everything theyever wanted, twenty years after they expected to find it. In her fortiethbestselling novel, Danielle Steel makes us laugh and cry as she touches theheart with tenderness and accuracy.
Summary
The playboy owner of a successful Beverly Hills boutique, Jack Watson is unexpectedly drawn to Amanda Robbins, the widowed mother of his grown son's wife, in a story of two mismatched, middle-aged people who find happiness and romance despite the confusion, obstacles, and opposition around them
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
From Dust Jacket
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006954
Cataloging source
DLC
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Steel, Danielle
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.T33828
LC item number
S67 1997
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Single men
  • Widows
  • Beverly Hills (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Special delivery, Danielle Steel
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19859042
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
217 pages
Isbn
9780440224815
Lccn
97005349
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)36350593
Label
Special delivery, Danielle Steel
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19859042
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
217 pages
Isbn
9780440224815
Lccn
97005349
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)36350593

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