Meant to be : a novel

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New York : Ballantine Books, [2022].
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9780425286647, 0425286649, 9780385689762, 0385689764
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350 pages ; 25 cm
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New York : Ballantine Books, [2022].
First Edition.
9780425286647, 0425286649, 9780385689762, 0385689764


The Kingsley family is American royalty, beloved for their military heroics, political service, and unmatched elegance. In 1967, after Joseph S. Kingsley, Jr. is killed in a tragic accident, his charismatic son inherits the weight of that legacy. But Joe III is a free spirit{u2014}and a little bit reckless. Despite his best intentions, he has trouble meeting the expectations of a nation, as well as those of his exacting mother, Dottie. Meanwhile, no one ever expected anything of Cate Cooper. She, too, grew up fatherless{u2014}and after her mother marries an abusive man, she is forced to fend for herself. After being discovered by a model scout at age sixteen, Cate decides that her looks may be her only ticket out of the cycle of disappointment that her mother has always inhabited. Before too long, Cates face is in magazines and on billboards. Yet she feels like a fraud, faking it in a world to which shes never truly belonged. When Joe and Cate unexpectedly cross paths one afternoon, their connection is instant and intense. But can their relationship survive the glare of the spotlight and the so-called Kingsley curse? In a beautifully written novel that captures a gilded moment in American history, Emily Giffin tells the story of two young people searching for belonging and identity, as well as the answer to the question: Are certain love stories meant to be?
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Giffin, E. (2022). Meant to be: a novel (First Edition.). Ballantine Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Giffin, Emily. 2022. Meant to Be: A Novel. Ballantine Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Giffin, Emily. Meant to Be: A Novel Ballantine Books, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Giffin, Emily. Meant to Be: A Novel First Edition., Ballantine Books, 2022.

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