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The breakaway : a novel / Jennifer Weiner.

Weiner, Jennifer, (author.).

"Thirty-four-year-old Abby Stern has made it to a happy place. She's got good friends, her bike, and her bike club in Philadelphia. She's at peace with her plus-size body--at least, most of the time--and she's on track to marry her childhood sweetheart. Abby and Mark met at the weight-loss camp Abby's perpetually dieting mother, Eileen, forced her daughter to attend. Yet Abby can't escape the feeling that something isn't right...or the memories of one mind-blowing night spent with a man named Sebastian two years ago. So when Abby gets a last minute call to lead a group bike trip from New York City to Niagara Falls, she's happy to have time away from Mark, and a chance to make up her mind. But on the first day, Abby is shocked when she sees a familiar face in the tour group--Sebastian, the one-night stand she never thought she'd see again. To make things even worse, there's a last-minute addition to the trip--Abby's mother, Eileen, whom Abby blames for a lifetime of body shaming and insecurities she's still trying to undo. Over the next two weeks, strangers become confidantes, hidden truths come to light, and a teenage girl with a secret will unite all the riders in surprising ways--while all of Abby's certainties about herself, her mother, and the nature of love are challenged."

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781638088769
  • ISBN: 1638088764
  • Physical Description: 550 pages (large print) : map ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2023.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Regular print version previously published by Atria Books.
Includes discussion questions.
Subject: Women cyclists > Fiction.
Overweight women > Fiction.
Bicycle touring > New York (State) > Fiction.
Body image in women > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Trail bike trails > New York (State) > Fiction.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Fiction.
New York (State) > Fiction.
Genre: Large print books.
Romance fiction

Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System.


  • 2 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library f (Text) 33062009807877 New Large Print Fiction Checked Out 03/11/2024
Easton Main Library WEINER (Text) 31901004766509 New Large Print Fiction Checked Out 03/06/2024

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