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Publisher's Summary

The author of five blockbuster novels, Emily Giffin, delivers an unforgettable story of two women, the families that make them who they are, and the longing, loyalty and love that binds them together.

Marian Caldwell is a thirty-six year old television producer, living her dream in New York City. With a fulfilling career and satisfying relationship, she has convinced everyone, including herself, that her life is just as she wants it to be. But one night, Marian answers a knock on the door...only to find Kirby Rose, an eighteen-year-old girl with a key to a past that Marian thought she had sealed off forever. From the moment Kirby appears on her doorstep, Marian’s perfectly constructed world—and her very identity—will be shaken to its core, resurrecting ghosts and memories of a passionate young love affair that threaten everything that has come to define her.

For the precocious and determined Kirby, the encounter will spur a process of discovery that ushers her across the threshold of adulthood, forcing her to re-evaluate her family and future in a wise and bittersweet light. As the two women embark on a journey to find the one thing missing in their lives, each will come to recognize that where we belong is often where we least expect to find ourselves—a place that we may have willed ourselves to forget, but that the heart remembers forever.

©2012 Emily Giffin (P)2012 Macmillan Audio

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  • Laura
  • Stuart, FL, United States
  • 03-11-13

endearing

What did you love best about Where We Belong?

Initially I felt that it was going to be very stuffy and full of pretense. It actually was a very sweet and heartwarming story.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The daughter was my favorite because she had a focus and character.

What does Orlagh Cassidy bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

possibly more emotion

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

father and daughter playing music in the bar

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Great, Heartwarming Story

What made the experience of listening to Where We Belong the most enjoyable?

the story

What other book might you compare Where We Belong to and why?

other Emily Giffin books

What does Orlagh Cassidy bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Character voices

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Yes both. It is an amazing story

Any additional comments?

Great great book

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I really wanted Conrad and Miriam to end up together. oh well maybe next time.

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