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The Life You Want

The Life You Want

Author(s): Emily Barr

Location(s): India

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern



Emily Barr’s unputdownable new novel is about a mother of two with a seemingly perfect life who’s cracking up and longing to get away from it all. But when she finally gets to go away, to India, things are far from what she expects… She has to go away to come home to what she loves again.

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If you read this book you will want to go to India. Basta. That’s all I have to say on the subject! – Kitten* –

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