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Searching for Paradise

(2008)
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From the bestselling author of The Sunday List of Dreams and Annie Freeman's Fabulous Traveling Funeral comes a poignant, funny, and uplifting novel of a woman at midlife whose search for happiness within her marriage—and within herself—turns a whole town upside down.

After twenty-eight years of marriage to her husband Lucky, Addy Lipton feels anything but happily married. In fact, just thinking of their garage, filled to the brim with Lucky's useless junk collection, drives Addy dangerously close to plowing her car through it. But when Lucky wins a trip to paradise—aka Costa Rica—Addy has a faint hope they may be able to turn things around. Or maybe they won't. Either way, Addy never gets the chance to find out.

On the morning of their departure, Lucky fractures his back tossing their luggage into his truck. Now, with the man she feels she barely knows anymore parked indefinitely on her couch, Addy can't see their already shaky relationship surviving much longer. It's time to make some big changes—and some drastic choices.

With the love and support of her devoutly single sister Hell and her workout friends, the Sweat-hers, Addy begins a crusade to revive her dreams—and she takes the women of Parker along for the ride. Soon the men will realize they'll have to step up to the plate to keep their wives and lovers happy. And Addy will have to decide if the paradise she's creating in Parker is big enough for two....

Filled with small-town characters and big-time soul searching, this sparkling and inspirational tale will hit you where you live—and show you that just as happiness can get buried beneath the jumble of years, it can be rediscovered…if you look hard enough for it within your heart.

Genre: General Fiction

Used availability for Kris Radish's Searching for Paradise

Hardback Editions

April 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: Searching for Paradise in Parker, PA
Author(s): Kris Radish
ISBN: 0-553-80530-4 / 978-0-553-80530-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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Paperback Editions

April 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Searching for Paradise in Parker, PA (Random House Large Print)
Author(s): Kris Radish
ISBN: 0-7393-2769-0 / 978-0-7393-2769-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Large Print
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Audio Editions

April 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Searching for Paradise in Parker, PA
Author(s): Kris Radish
ISBN: 1-4281-7780-9 / 978-1-4281-7780-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc.
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April 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Searching for Paradise in Parker, PA
Author(s): Kris Radish
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


April 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Searching for Paradise in Parker, PA
Author(s): Kris Radish
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon CA   


2008 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Searching for Paradise in Parker, PA
Author(s): Kris Radish
ISBN: 1-4281-8048-6 / 978-1-4281-8048-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Searching for Paradise in Parker, Pa,
Author(s): Kris Radish
ISBN: 1-4281-8050-8 / 978-1-4281-8050-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

April 2008 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Searching for Paradise in Parker, PA: A Novel
Author(s): Kris Radish
Publisher: Bantam
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