Thorndike Press

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

  • Phaedra Patrick
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  • ISBN-10: 1594139784
  • ISBN-13: 9781594139789
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.00 lbs ( .45 kgs)
  • 446 Pages | Paperback
  • Published/Released February 2017

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On the one-year anniversary of his wife’s death, 69-year-old Arthur Pepper discovers a mysterious charm bracelet in his late wife’s wardrobe — and sets off on a surprising and unforgettable odyssey to discover, charm by charm, her secret life before they met.


Customer Reviews

Tender, insightful, and surprising . . . a stunning addition to the popular genre of transformative stories of otherwise uneventful lives.

— Library Journal (starred)

Patrick's debut evokes whimsy and poignancy. . . . This is a sweet story.

— Publishers Weekly

Patrick's debut novel tells a sweet and poignant story about marriage, grief, and memory. Readers will find bumbling, earnest Arthur utterly endearing.

— Booklist