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Variation on a Theme

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New York Times bestselling author Barbara Delinsky enthralls millions of readers with emotionally powerful stories that vividly demonstrate the heart's, power to love. Here, first published in 1984, is an unforgettable story of a woman who must discover who she is before she can give herself to the man she loves.

Although he'd already heard a great deal about Rachel Busek,
ebook, 400 pages
Published October 13th 2009 by William Morrow (first published January 1st 1985)
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Nancy Anderson
My cover has a black "flute" and yellow rose on it. Not sure if that could be a real flute but it's intriguing.
The insta love thing was annoying. Good start but it definitely bogged down..I skipped thru..did seem dated to me.
Judy Spare
I didn't actually read this book, I gave up after 57 sappy pages. Terrible. Feels like a 15 yr old wrote it.
Bj Hoover
This is an early book by Barbara Delinsky and hadn't reached her full potential at thie time, I think. It was an interesting story and worth reading, but lacked the charm and intriguing situations of her later books. She now developes characters with more depth and more gripping stories. Still, I did enjoy Rachel and Jim's journey.
Dec 24, 2013 Alexiapapa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I liked the plot and the writing. A nice novel and page turner!
Jun 08, 2011 Lesley rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is my first Delinsky book - I liked it!
Laura Millerick
i started reading this on 8/5/94
Jul 11, 2011 Gen rated it it was ok
Not one of her better books
Aug 01, 2012 Julie rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A fun fast beach read.
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I was born and raised in suburban Boston. My mother’s death, when I was eight, was the defining event of a childhood that was otherwise ordinary. I took piano lessons and flute lessons. I took ballroom dancing lessons. I went to summer camp through my fifteenth year (in Maine, which explains the setting of so many of my stories), then spent my sixteenth summer learning to type and to drive (two sk ...more
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