A Risk Worth Taking

A Risk Worth Taking

Book - 2004
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Laid off in the wake of the dot-com industry collapse, Dan Porter finds himself increasingly estranged from his clothing designer wife and three teenage children and considers implementing drastic changes in his life.

McMillan Palgrave
The New York Times bestselling author of Starting Over and An Ocean Apart returns with a heartwarming story of love, compassion, and redemption

After the dot-com bubble burst, Dan Porter is laid off from his job and must decide what is truly important. His wife of twenty years, Jackie, a beautiful and successful managing director at a clothing designer shop, no longer connects with him. His teenagers, Josh, Nina, and Millie, are distant and confusing. Jackie is tempted by the attentions of a younger man at her office, and thanks to an opportunity suggested by a magazine article, Dan finds himself contemplating a drastic change in his life.

A Risk Worth Taking is an insightful, thought-provoking novel of a man who has to discover what he really values in his work, marriage, and life. Robin Pilcher writes fluidly and well, and he is unerringly adept at capturing the details of his characters' lives. He has written a poignant and engrossing story about the real choices many adults face when they start taking stock of their lives.


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The New York Times bestselling author of Starting Over and An Ocean Apart returns with a heartwarming story of love, compassion, and redemption


Baker
& Taylor

Laid off in the wake of the dot-com industry collapse, Dan Porter finds himself increasingly estranged from his clothing designer wife and three teenage children and considers implementing drastic changes into his life. By the author of Starting Over and An Ocean Apart. 150,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2004
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312270025
031227002X
Branch Call Number: F PIL
Characteristics: 308 p. ; 25 cm

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May 03, 2017

A good story but it was spoiled for me with the sexual content and bad language. I have read many of his mother's books ( Rosamund Pilcher) and enjoyed them all and she never had one swear word or immoral parts in them ! Only read this book because of his mother' s work.

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lgraf
Feb 01, 2017

What a good book...I couldn't put it down!
Originally chose this book because he is the son of Rosamunde Pilcher & I am glad that I did.

dragonsnakes Mar 04, 2011

I read this because he is the son of Rosamund Pilcher.

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