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The fake : a novel

Whittall, Zoe (author.).

Summary: "After the death of her wife, Shelby is suffering from prolonged grief. She's increasingly isolated, irritated by her family's stoicism and her friends' reliance on the toxic positivity of self-help culture. Then, in a grief support group, she meets Cammie, who gives her permission to express her most hopeless, hideous feelings. Cammie is charismatic and unlike anyone Shelby has ever met. She's also recovering from cancer and going through several other calamities. Shelby puts all her energy into helping Cammie thrive -- until her intuition tells her that something isn't right. Gibson is fresh from divorce, almost forty, and deeply depressed. Then he falls in love with Cammie. Not only is he having the best sex of his life with a woman so attractive he's stunned she even glanced his way, but he feels truly known for the first time in his life. But Gibson's friends are wary of Cammie, and eventually he, too, has to admit that all the drama in Cammie's life can feel a bit over the top. When Gibson and Shelby meet, they realize Cammie's stories don't always add up. In fact, they're far from the truth. But what kind of a person would lie about having cancer? And what does it say about Shelby and Gibson that they fell for it? From the author of The Best Kind of People and The Spectacular comes a sharp, emotional novel about lies, liars, and the people who love them." --

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  • ISBN: 9781524799458
  • ISBN: 1524799440 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781524799441 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 190 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2023]
Subject: Lesbians Fiction
Truthfulness and falsehood Fiction
Swindlers and swindling Fiction

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Erlanger Branch WHITT Z (Text) 33126025073119 New Adult Fiction Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch WHITT Z (Text) 33126025073101 New Adult Fiction Checked out 06/04/2023

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