Shades of Grace
By Barbara Delinsky
(HarperTorch, Mass Market Paperback, 9780061092824, 448pp.)
Publication Date: February 1997
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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New York Times bestselling author Barbara Delinsky delivers a touching and heartfelt story in which love and devotion are put to the ultimate test, first published in 1996.
Grace Dorian is The Confidante, America's favorite advice columnist. Her wisdom has helped to guide two generationsincluding her daughter, Francine, and granddaughter, Sophie, who manage the vast Dorian empire and oversee the thousand details of Grace's world.
But a national treasure is losing her brilliance. Her once razor-sharp mind is showing strain; her columns have begun to wander. Concerned about Grace's health and future, Francine must step in to fill her legendary mother's shoes and somehow also live her own life, which now suddenly includes her confusing feelings for Grace's handsome doctor and new worries about tempestuous Sophie, who needs more guidance than Grace's public.
Barbara Delinsky, a lifelong New Englander, was a sociologist and photographer before she began to write. There are more than 30 million copies of her books in print.
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