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Wish you were here : a novel

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"Diana O'Toole is perfectly on track. She will be married by thirty, done having kids by thirty-five, and move out to the New York City suburbs, all while climbing the professional ladder in the cutthroat art auction world. She's an associate specialist at Sotheby's now, but her boss has hinted at a promotion if she can close a deal with a high-profile client. She's not engaged just yet, but she knows her boyfriend, Finn, a surgical resident, is about to propose on their romantic getaway to the Galapagos-days before her thirtieth birthday. Right on time. But then a virus that felt worlds away has appeared in the city, and on the eve of their departure, Finn breaks the news: It's all hands on deck at the hospital. He has to stay behind. You should still go, he assures her, since it would be a shame for all of their nonrefundable trip to go to waste. And so, reluctantly, she goes. Almost immediately, Diana's dream vacation goes awry. Her luggage is lost, the Wi-Fi is nearly nonexistent, and the hotel they'd booked is shut down due to the pandemic. In fact, the whole island is now under quarantine, and she is stranded until the borders reopen. Completely isolated, she must venture beyond her comfort zone. Slowly, she carves out a connection with a local family when a teenager with a secret opens up to Diana, despite her father's suspicion of outsiders. In the Galapagos Islands, where Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection was formed, Diana finds herself examining her relationships, her choices, and herself-and wondering if when she goes home, she too will have evolved into someone completely different"--
Diana O'Toole has a plan: be married by thirty, done having kids by thirty-five, and move out to the New York City suburbs, all while climbing the professional ladder in the cutthroat art auction world. She's an associate specialist at Sotheby's now, but her boss has hinted at a promotion if she can close a deal with a high-profile client. She just knows her boyfriend, Finn, a surgical resident, is about to propose on their romantic getaway to the Galapagos. Then a virus that felt worlds away appears in the city, and Finn has to stay at the hospital. Since the trip is nonrefundable, Diana goes, reluctantly. Her luggage is lost, and the hotel they'd booked is shut down due to the pandemic. With the whole island under quarantine, she carves out a connection with a local family, and begins to examine her relationships, her choices, and herself.--Adapted from jacket.

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  • 43 of 97 copies available at Westchester Library System.

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Eastchester Public Library FICTION PICOULT (Text)
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08/22/2022
Eastchester Public Library FICTION PICOULT (Text)
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Eastchester Public Library FICTION PICOULT (Text)
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31008152560591
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08/25/2022
Greenburgh Public Library FICTION PICOULT (Text)
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31009154875664
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08/23/2022
Greenburgh Public Library FICTION PICOULT (Text)
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Greenburgh Public Library FICTION PICOULT (Text)
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31009154901544
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08/29/2022
Harrison Public Library PICOULT, J. (Text)
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31010300270016
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08/18/2022
Harrison Public Library PICOULT, J. (Text)
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Harrison West Harrison Branch Library PICOULT, J. (Text)
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08/24/2022
Hastings-on-Hudson Public Library EXPRESS FICTION PICOULT B&T (Text)
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08/16/2022
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