G.P. Putnam's Sons

The Light We Lost

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Publish Date: 2017-05-09

Binding: Hardcover

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Itstheepic love story of 2017.Redbook

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Extraordinary.Emily Giffin


He was the first person to inspire her, to move her, to truly understand her. Was he meant to be the last?

Lucy is faced with a life-altering choice. But before she can make her decision, she must start her storytheir storyat the very beginning.

Lucy and Gabe meet as seniors at Columbia University on a day that changes both of their lives forever. Together, they decide they want their lives to mean something, to matter. When they meet again a year later, it seems fatedperhaps theyll find lifes meaning in each other. But then Gabe becomes a photojournalist assigned to the Middle East and Lucy pursues a career in New York. What follows is a thirteen-year journey of dreams, desires, jealousies, betrayals, and, ultimately, of love. Was it fate that brought them together? Is it choice that has kept them away? Their journey takes Lucy and Gabe continents apart, but never out of each others hearts.

This devastatingly romantic debut novel about the enduring power of first love, with a shocking, unforgettable ending, isLove Storyfor a new generation.

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