Dimensions: 432 pages, 3.75 × 2.49 × 0.56 in
Published: May 20, 2014
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0385680422
ISBN - 13: 9780385680424
From the Publisher
In her eagerly awaited new novel, beloved New York
Times bestselling author Emily Giffin 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
About the Author
EMILY GIFFEN is the author of six New York Times
bestselling novels: Something Borrowed, Something Blue, Baby
Proof, Love the One You're With, Heart of the Matter, and
Where We Belong. A graduate of Wake Forest University and
the University of Virginia School of Law, she now lives in Atlanta
lives with her husband and three young children.
"Emily Giffin is a talented writer who always comes up with a plot
that is just a bit different than anything others are writing about
at the time. . . . She also has a knack for creating a variety of
characters and making them all feel fully developed. Plus she can
add twists and turns to her plot without breaking the rhythm of her
writing or its believability. . . . Find a shady spot; get a cool
drink, and just luxuriate in the joy of a book well written."
"Emily Giffin's specialty is writing about relationships,
especially when they are messy and complicated. . . . The One
& Only is one to read."
-The Washington Post
"Emily Giffin is known for telling a good love story. . . . The
One & Only is no exception."
"Chicklit powerhouse Emily Giffin's playful prose will draw you in,
and the hot-and-heavy make-out scenes don't hurt either. . . .
The One & Only embraces, then promptly breaks all the