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The One & Only [electronic Resource]

A Novel

By Emily Giffin


Emily Giffin, the beloved author of such novels as Something Borrowed and Where We Belong, returns with an extraordinary story of love and loyalty—and an unconventional heroine struggling to reconcile both.

Thirty-three-year-old Shea Rigsby has spent her entire life in Walker, Texas—a small college town that lives and dies by football, a passion she unabashedly shares. Raised alongside her best friend, Lucy, the daughter of Walker’s legendary head coach, Clive Carr, Shea was too devoted to her hometown team to leave. Instead she stayed in Walker for college, even taking a job in the university athletic department after graduation, where she has remained for more than a decade.
But when an unexpected tragedy strikes the tight-knit Walker community, Shea’s comfortable world is upended, and she begins to wonder if the life she’s chosen is really enough for her. As she finally gives up her safety net to set out on an unexpected path, Shea discovers unsettling truths about the people and things she has always trusted most—and is forced to confront her deepest desires, fears, and secrets.
Thoughtful, funny, and brilliantly observed, The One & Only is a luminous novel about finding your passion, following your heart, and, most of all, believing in something bigger than yourself . . . the one and only thing that truly makes life worth living.

Praise for The One & Only
“[Giffin’s] protagonists . . . live full, interesting lives outside the purely personal realm—[none] more so than Shea Rigsby, the funny, flawed, but sympathetic central character in . . . The One & Only.”The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
“[The One & Only] is a book you can glide through this summer. Find a shady spot, get a cool drink, and just luxuriate in the joy of a book well written.”The Huffington Post
“Giffin knows a thing or two about writing a page turner.”Southern Living
“Brace yourself for a tearjerker: A tale of friendship and loyalty in a small, football-crazed Texas town shows how quickly things can change when tragedy challenges all that the characters hold dear.”InStyle
The One & Only is one to read.”—Associated Press
Something Borrowed’s author weaves a complex romance.”Us Weekly
Praise for Emily Giffin
“Emily Giffin ranks as a grand master. . . . She has traversed the slippery slopes of true love, lost love, marriage, motherhood, betrayal, forgiveness and redemption that have led her to be called ‘a modern-day Jane Austen.’ ”—Chicago Sun-Times
“Giffin’s writing is true, smart, and heartfelt.”Entertainment Weekly
“A dependably down-to-earth, girlfriendly storyteller.”—The New York Times
“Giffin’s talent lies in taking relatable situations and injecting enough wit and suspense to make them feel fresh.”—People
“When it comes to writing stories that resonate with real women, bestselling author Emily Giffin has hit her stride.”—San Francisco Chronicle

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Format: Ebook
Author: Giffin, Emily
Summary: -- The One & Only   -- -- — -- -- —San Francisco Chronicle From the Hardcover edition.
Title: The One & Only [electronic resource] : A Novel/ Giffin, Emily.
Publisher Date: [S.l.] : Random House Publishing Group, 2014.
Subject: Contemporary Women Contemporary Literary
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Isbn: 9780345546890
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Format: Ebook
Author: Giffin, Emily.
Summary: -- The One & Only   -- -- — -- -- —San Francisco Chronicle From the Hardcover edition.
Title: The One & Only [electronic resource] : A Novel/ Giffin, Emily.
Publisher, Date: [S.l.] : Random House Publishing Group, 2014.
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Description: 432 p.
Subjects: Contemporary Women
Subjects: Contemporary
Subjects: Literary
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