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Meant to be : a novel / Emily Giffin.

Giffin, Emily, (author.). Hewitt, Caroline (Narrator), (narrator.). Petkoff, Robert, (narrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 0593587324 : CMD
  • ISBN: 9780593587324 : CMD
  • ISBN: 9780593587324
  • ISBN: 0593587324
  • Physical Description: 9 audio discs (11 hr., 31 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Penguin Random House Audio, [2022]

Content descriptions

Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Caroline Hewitt, Robert Petkoff & Emily Giffin.
Summary, etc.:
The Kingsley family is American royalty, beloved for their military heroics, political service, and unmatched elegance. In 1967, after Joseph S. Kingsley, Jr. is killed in a tragic accident, his charismatic son inherits the weight of that legacy. But Joe III is a free spirit, and a little bit reckless. Despite his best intentions, he has trouble meeting the expectations of a nation, as well as those of his exacting mother, Dottie. Meanwhile, no one ever expected anything of Cate Cooper. She, too, grew up fatherless, and after her mother marries an abusive man, she is forced to fend for herself. After being discovered by a model scout at age sixteen, Cate decides that her looks may be her only ticket out of the cycle of disappointment that her mother has always inhabited. Before too long, Cate's face is in magazines and on billboards. Yet she feels like a fraud, faking it in a world to which she's never truly belonged. When Joe and Cate unexpectedly cross paths one afternoon, their connection is instant and intense. But can their relationship survive the glare of the spotlight and the so-called Kingsley curse?
Subject: Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Models (Persons) > Fiction.
Genre: Romance fiction.

Available copies

  • 2 of 5 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bethel Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 5 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethel Public Library NEW CDBK ROM GIFFIN (Text) 34030150562095 Adult Fiction CD Available -


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