Carry the One (Hardcover)

By Carol Anshaw

Thorndike Press, 9781410448309, 435pp.

Publication Date: June 22, 2012

March 2012 Indie Next List

“Carmen and Matt's wedding was festive, full of dancing, drinking, and celebrating the joining of two lives. but for Carmen and Matt their wedding night would not be remembered solely with joy, but rather as the night a car full of their relatives and close friends headed out into the dark and accidentally killed a young girl on a lonely stretch of road. The occupants of that car and the wedding couple would be shackled by the guilt of that night for years to come. <em>Carry the One</em> examines the subtle shades of change this tragic accident causes in their lives. It is a compelling story of friendship, loss, betrayal, and life at its most real.”
— Deon Stonehouse, Sunriver Books, Sunriver, OR
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Fall '12 Reading Group List

“Carmen and Matt's wedding was festive, full of dancing, drinking, and celebrating the joining of two lives. But for Carmen and Matt their wedding night would not be remembered solely with joy, but rather as the night a car full of their relatives and close friends headed out into the dark and accidentally killed a young girl on a lonely stretch of road. The occupants of that car and the wedding couple would be shackled by the guilt of that night for years to come. Carry the One examines the subtle shades of change this tragic accident causes in their lives. It is a compelling story of friendship, loss, betrayal, and life at its most real.”
— deon Stonehouse, Sunriver Books, Sunriver, OR
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Description

This stunning, breakout achievement has already been hailed by Emma Donoghue, bestselling author of "Room," for presenting "passion and addiction, guilt and damage, all the beautiful mess of family life. "Carry the One" will lift readers off their feet and bear them along on its eloquent tide."
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