Coast Road Author:Barbara Delinsky People magazine called Barbara Delinsky's Three Wishes, "a heart-tugging story of love and redemption that is surprisingly powerful." Now, in her latest New York Times bestseller, Delinsky delivers a profoundly moving tale that is as richly textured. colorful, and poignant as the northern California landscape in which it is set. — When Jack McGil... more »l chose his career as an architect over his family, he returned home from yet another business trip to find that his wife Rachel had left him. But now six years later a car accident has left Rachel clinging to life, and she and their two daughters desperately need him. Putting his work on hold for the first time in his life, Jack decides to sit by his ex-wife's bedside. There, meeting Rachel's many new friends, and trying to cope with two teenage daughters and their problems, he learns about a woman he never really knew, her expressive art, and the secret that made her leave. Much to his astonishment, Jack begins to see Rachel, his daughters, and the story of his marriage with new eyes.
Celebrating the things in life that matter most -- the kinship of neighbors, the companionship of friends, and the irreplaceable time spent with children and family -- Coast Road depicts with exquisite accuracy the ties that bind each of us to those people and places we hold most dear.« less
A super good book. Tells of a man who divorced his wife and she has a car acident and how he returns to her to take care of her. It opens his eyes to things about her and their marriage and thei two teenage daughters.
Easy yet engrossing story that celebrates the things in life that matter the most. Jack McGill chooses his architectual career over his family. Now 6 years later a car accident brings him back to learn about the woman he never knew.
I had this book for over a year, because the description just did not sound all that great. I finally got desperate and read it, and what a great surprise! It was a really excellent book and I was captivated from the beginning.
Tells the story of a man who has to come back to his ex-wife's help when she has been in a carwreck and is in a coma. He has to deal with their two teenage daughters and face the reality of what he has been missing. Very sweet and moving story.