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Velva Jean Learns to Drive

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Velva Jean Learns to Drive by Jennifer Niven
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From the author of the New York Times bestselling All the Bright Places, a spellbinding debut about ill-fated love Like Niven s latest novel, All the Bright Places, hailed as a charming love story about [an] unlikely and endearing pair (New York Times Book Review), her debut Velva Jean Learns to Drive is a big-hearted story about the struggle to find happiness. Before she dies, Velva Jean's mother urges her to "live out there in the great wide world. Growing up in Appalachia in the years before World War II, Velva Jean dreams of becoming a big-time singer in Nashville until she falls in love with Harley Bright, a handsome juvenile delinquent turned revival preacher. As their tumultuous love story unfolds, Velva Jean must choose between keeping her hard-won home and pursuing her dream of singing in the Grand Ole Opry."

Author Biography

JENNIFER NIVEN has written four novels for adults American Blonde, Becoming Clementine, Velva Jean Learns to Fly, and Velva Jean Learns to Drive and three nonfiction books The Ice Master, Ada Blackjack, and The Aqua-Net Diaries, a memoir about her high school experiences. The Ice Master was named one of the top ten nonfiction books of the year by Entertainment Weekly. Ada Blackjack was a Book Sense Top Ten Pick. All the Bright Places, her first book for young adult readers, was a New York Times bestseller; the movie, starring ElleFanning, will be released in 2017. Although she grew up in Indiana, she now lives with her fiance and literary cats in Los Angeles, which remains her favorite place to wander. For more information, visit JenniferNiven.com, GermMagazine.com, or find her on Facebook.

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Release date NZ
July 1st, 2009
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
black & white illustrations, maps
Imprint
Plume Books
Pages
404
Dimensions
133x206x23
ISBN-13
9780452289451
Product ID
3427000

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