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Dava Shastri's last day : a novel

Ramisetti, Kirthana (author.).

Summary

Summary: "Dava Shastri, one of the world's wealthiest women, has always lived with her sterling reputation in mind. A brain cancer diagnosis at the age of seventy, however, changes everything, as she decides to take her death-like all matters of her life-into her own hands. Summoning her four adult children to her private island, she discloses shocking news: in addition to having a terminal illness, she has arranged for the news of her death to break early, so she can read her obituaries. As someone who dedicated her life to the arts and the empowerment of women, Dava expects to read articles lauding her philanthropic work. Instead, her "death" reveals two devastating secrets, truths she thought she had buried forever. And now the whole world knows, including her children. In the time she has left, Dava must come to terms with the decisions that have led to this moment-and make peace with those closest to her before it's too late. Compassionately written and chock-full of humor and heart, this powerful novel examines public versus private legacy, the complexities of love, and the never-ending joys-and frustrations-of family"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781538703861
  • ISBN: 1538703866
  • ISBN: 9781538703854
  • ISBN: 9781538724712
  • ISBN: 1538724715
  • Physical Description: print
    371 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2021.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Book club information from jacket.
Subject: Women philanthropists Fiction
Philanthropists Fiction
Brain Cancer Patients Fiction
Secrecy Fiction
FICTION / Cultural Heritage
FICTION / Family Life / Siblings
FICTION / Friendship
Philanthropists
Secrecy
Women philanthropists
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Fiction.
Novels.
Domestic fiction.
Novels.

Currently available copies

  • 16 / 24 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 2 / 3 copies available at Athens Regional Library System

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