Last edited by Togami
Sunday, July 26, 2020 | History

1 edition of Pieces of happiness found in the catalog.

Pieces of happiness

Anne Ostby

Pieces of happiness

a novel of friendship, hope and chocolate

by Anne Ostby

  • 37 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older women,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnne Ostby
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT8952.25.S72 B5813 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination299 pages
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26928651M
    ISBN 100385542801
    ISBN 109780385542807
    LC Control Number2017001279
    OCLC/WorldCa984511946

    Anne Ostby is a Norwegian author and journalist. She has written children’s books, YA, and adult books. Pieces of Happiness is the first to be published in the United States, and is translated by one of her three daughters, Marie. She presently resides with her husband in Myanmar, having lived in Denmark, Malaysia, Pakistan, Kazakstan, the USA, Iran, East Timor, and Fiji over the last twenty. Pieces of Happiness. likes 41 talking about this. Pieces of Happiness is a blog where I share about my experiences making others happy and I hope you'll join too!

    Catalog Pieces of happiness:» Book succulent pieces of happiness. A story of love, hope, and chocolate, PIECES OF HAPPINESS will reaffirm your faith in friendship, second chances, and the importance of indulging one's sweet tooth"--,Provided by publisher. In Anne Ostby’s novel Pieces of Happiness, newly widowed Kat invites four old school friends to live with her on a cocoa plantation in of the women has issues to resolve and secrets to keep. Together they find a new purpose, starting a business making chocolate: bittersweet pieces of happiness.

    Pieces of Happiness is a celebration of that life-giving relationship."—Suzanne Braun Levine, author of Inventing the Rest of Our Lives and You Gotta Have Girlfriends "If you loved The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Pieces of Happiness by Anne Ostby should be on your reading list."—Good Housekeeping (UK). Novel. When sixty-somethings Sina, Maya, Ingrid, and Lisbeth each receive a letter in the mail posing the same question, the answer is obvious. Their old high school friend Kat has extended the invitation of a lifetime: come live with me on my cocoa farm in Fiji. Come .


Share this book
You might also like
Decentralizing water resources management

Decentralizing water resources management

Reciprocal Trade and Investment Act of 1983

Reciprocal Trade and Investment Act of 1983

Through many windows

Through many windows

How to help your patients improve their eating habits

How to help your patients improve their eating habits

Pamphlet literature.

Pamphlet literature.

20th century fables

20th century fables

Artillery glossay

Artillery glossay

SUPERLCCS 96 Schedule Pj-Pk

SUPERLCCS 96 Schedule Pj-Pk

Crisis in early modern Europe

Crisis in early modern Europe

The drawing of the three

The drawing of the three

When trees were green.

When trees were green.

Ante-Nicene exegesis of the Gospels

Ante-Nicene exegesis of the Gospels

U.S. import duties on agricultural products, 1968

U.S. import duties on agricultural products, 1968

Thoracic cirripedes collected in 1925-1927.

Thoracic cirripedes collected in 1925-1927.

Conference report - an FEU courseware system for FHE, June 5th, 1985.

Conference report - an FEU courseware system for FHE, June 5th, 1985.

Pieces of happiness by Anne Ostby Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pieces of Happiness is her first title to be published in the United States, and is translated by one of her three daughters, Marie. She presently resides with her husband in East Timor, having lived in Denmark, Malaysia, Pakistan, Kazakstan, USA, Iran, and Fiji over the last twenty-five yea Anne Østby is a Norwegian author and journalist/5().

Anne Ostby is a Norwegian author and journalist who has written children's books, YA, and adult books.

PIECES OF HAPPINESS—translated by one of her three daughters, Marie—is the first to be published in the United States, and is also being published in /5(78). "Pieces of Happiness offers up delectable food, a lush location, and unwavering friendships."—Kirkus Reviews "If you loved The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Pieces of Happiness by Anne Ostby should be on your reading list."—Good Housekeeping (UK) "A funny, life-affirming novel about friendship and second chances/5(80).

Anne Ostby is a Norwegian author and journalist who has written children's books, YA, and adult books. PIECES OF HAPPINESS—translated by one of her three daughters, Marie—is the first to be published in the United States, and is also being published in Pages:   About Pieces of Happiness.

When Sina, Maya, Ingrid, and Lisbeth each receive a letter in the mail with the same proposal, the answer is obvious. Their old high school friend Kat—Kat the adventurer, Kat who ran away to travel the world as soon as they graduated—has extended the invitation of a lifetime: Come live with me on my cocoa farm in Fiji.

I have never been to Fiji and know little of the culture, however, this book has given me an excellent insight into this Islands way of life. Pieces of Happiness is an uplifting story of how true friendship can survive against all odds and how by understanding our friends needs and aspirations we can keep them forever.

Highly recommended/5(79). "Pieces of Happiness: A Novel of Friendship, Hope and Chocolate" is set in the paradise-like Fiji Islands.

Five Norwegian women, long time friends, now in their 60s find themselves together at Vale nei Kat (Kat's House) on a cocoa plantation/5. pieces of happiness “I’ve planted my feet on Fijian earth and I intend to stay here until the last sunset. Why don’t you join me. Leave behind everything that didn’t work out!” When Sina, Maya, Ingrid, and Lisbeth each receive a letter in the mail posing the same question, the answer is obvious.

Their old [ ]. Shop Pieces of Happiness at BooksPlus. Express Shipping and Cash on Delivery across Pakistan. "pieces of happiness" by Carolynr (see profile) 11/13/ maybe a you can read the summary yourself.

There are parts I liked and parts i didn't. I liked that it is a book about older women and I liked the story line for each and to see how i 3/5(2). Anne Ostby is a Norwegian author and journalist who has written children’s books, YA, and adult books.

PIECES OF HAPPINESS—translated by one of her three daughters, Marie—is the first to be published in the United States, and is also being published in 10 other countries, from Brazil to China to Italy. Ostby presently resides with her. A story of love, hope, and chocolate, PIECES OF HAPPINESS will reaffirm your faith in friendship, second chances, and the importance of indulging one's sweet tooth.

A novel of five lifelong friends who, in their sixties, decide to live together on a cocoa farm in Fiji, where they not only start a chocolate business but strengthen their.

PIECES OF HAPPINESS. by Anne Ostby; translated by Marie Ostby. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. A group of old friends wonder if they can pick up where they left off 40 years ago.

When Kat mails letters to her high school friends inviting them to pack up their lives and move to. I have never been to Fiji and know little of the culture, however, this book has given me an excellent insight into this Islands way of life. Pieces of Happiness is an uplifting story of how true friendship can survive against all odds and how by understanding our friends needs and aspirations we can keep them forever.

Highly recommended/5(80). Pieces of Happiness Anne Ostby. Doubleday, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Ostby’s compassionate and uplifting debut novel is an examination of the intricacies of friendship.

Surrounded by an azure-blue ocean, cocoa trees, and a local culture that is fascinatingly, joyfully alien, the friends find a new purpose in starting a business making chocolate: bittersweet, succulent pieces of happiness/5(9). Pieces of Happiness was attractive to me for several reasons - for one, the cover is simply lovely; also I've never read a book by a Norwegian author, especially one that is translated to English from its' original language, which was an exciting prospect; and finally, the story itself sounded like it would draw me in and not let go.3/5(2).

But together the friends find a new purpose, starting a business making chocolate: bittersweet, succulent pieces of happiness. As they embrace a new culture that views ageing so differently from their own, will they learn to accept and forgive: to discover the value of friendship, and a better way to live.

Book. When you’re trying to think of how to express happiness in a sentence, it’s easy to draw a blank. That’s why I’m sharing this list of ways to describe happiness, excitement, and joy. I hope these happy phrases help with your novel, story, or whatever you’re writing.

But together the friends find a new purpose in starting a business to make chocolate: bittersweet, succulent pieces of happiness. As they embrace a new culture that views ageing so differently from their own, will they learn to accept and forgive, to discover the value of. Pieces of Happiness audiobook, listen online and download.

A novel of five lifelong friends who, in their 60s, decide to live together on a cocoa farm in Fiji, where they not only start a chocolate business but strengthen their friendships and rediscover themselves. Though chocolate gives the friends a renewed sense of purpose, Pieces of Happiness is more than a book about five women in their twilight years embarking on a new business venture.

This is a story about ageing and what that means to a culture that cherishes life, family and ancient customs. Ostby doesn’t shy away from the ugly parts of Author: Natalie Xenos.Anne Ostby is a Norwegian author and journalist who has written children's books, YA, and adult books.

PIECES OF HAPPINESS—translated by one of her three daughters, Marie—is the first to be published in the United States, and is also being published in 10 other countries, from Brazil to China to Italy.