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Always Chloe

A collection of stories by

"Tender, amazingly hopeful." -Kirkus Reviews, of Becoming Chloe
"Vibrant and heartbreaking." -Publishers Weekly, of Becoming Chloe

By the bestselling author of Don't Let Me Go and Pay It Forward, this captivating short story collection features ALWAYS CHLOE, the long-awaited novella sequel to Becoming Chloe, Hyde's award-winning novel.

Jordy and Chloe are living above a restaurant in Morro Bay, the first place they landed after their trip down the Big Sur Coast. But Jordy has a boyfriend now, an old flame who's come back into his life in a big way.

Chloe stretches herself as far as she can go to give them her blessing, but her issues about living--or even sleeping--alone turn this happy reunion into a potential disaster. Chloe stops eating, stops sleeping, stops paddling her beloved and battered blue kayak in the bay.

No one knows how to help her. When her friend Old Ben, the man who runs the fuel dock nearby, gives her some advice, his words could either save the day or send her out to sea forever, depending on her unique mind's understanding of them.

A heart-wrenching stand-alone novella, and an answer to the many readers who asked for a sequel to Becoming Chloe, ALWAYS CHLOE is ultimately about the struggle to balance others' needs with our own--and exactly how expansive and forgiving the human heart can be.

This collection also includes four previously published short stories, including Breakage, which won honors in the Tobias Wolff award, and The Lion Lottery, which was cited in Best American Short Stories.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Paperback Editions

January 2014 : USA Paperback

Title: Always Chloe: And Other Stories
Author(s): Catherine Ryan Hyde
ISBN: 1-4947-4555-0 / 978-1-4947-4555-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Kindle Editions

November 2013 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Always Chloe and Other Stories
Author(s): Catherine Ryan Hyde
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