By Marian Keyes
Bestselling writer Marian Keyes has extremely joyful readers with the lives, loves, and foibles of the irrepressible Walsh sisters and their eccentric mammy. during this existence within the long island is ideal for Anna. She has the easiest task on the planet, a beautiful condominium, and nice associates. Then one morning, she wakes up in her mammy's condo in Dublin with stitches in her face, a dislocated knee, palms smashed up, and no reminiscence in any respect of what occurred. once she's capable, Anna's flying again to long island, mystified yet made up our minds to determine how her existence became the other way up. As her prior slowly starts off coming again to her, she units out on an outrageous quest—involving lilies, psychics, mediums, and someone who can element her within the correct path.
Marrying life's darker bits with wild humor and soft wit, Anybody Out There? is an odd and fantastically captivating examine love right here and ever after.
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