The Story of Arthur Truluv

Written by:
Elizabeth Berg
Narrated by:
Elizabeth Berg

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
November 2017
6 hours 53 minutes
From New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Berg comes a wise and emotionally powerful novel about three people who’ve lost the ones they love most, only to find second chances where they least expect them.

For the past six months, Arthur Moses’s days have looked the same: He tends to his rose garden and to Gordon, his cat, then rides the bus to the cemetery to visit his beloved late wife for lunch. The last thing Arthur would imagine is for one unlikely encounter to utterly transform his life.

Eighteen-year-old Maddy Harris is an introspective girl who visits the cemetery to escape the other kids at school. One afternoon she joins Arthur—a gesture that begins a surprising friendship between two lonely souls. Moved by Arthur’s kindness and devotion, Maddy gives him the nickname “Truluv.” As Arthur’s neighbor Lucille moves into their orbit, the unlikely trio band together and, through heartache and hardships, help one another rediscover their own potential to start anew.

Wonderfully written and full of profound observations about life, The Story of Arthur Truluv is a beautiful and moving novel of compassion in the face of loss, of the small acts that turn friends into family, and of the possibilities to achieve happiness at any age.
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Maureen O

Easy listening and heart warming - perfect read for the holidays!

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Mindy T.

Great story and wonderful narration. Even though this is not my favorite genre I loved this book

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Deborah Ruth Adams

This was one of the most delightful books I've read. I enjoyed it so much that I wish it had been longer. I enjoyed the sweet voice of the narrator as well.

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B. K. J.

Another heart warming book by Elizabeth Berg who reads as beautifully as she writes!

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Joan S.

What a lovely book to listen to over time. The Main characters really grew on you as the story progressed. The main Character overcame some tough challenges and finally found her “family”. Which was a great relief to the reader. My only wish was she struggled with very horrible bullying which never got resolved and the Author kind of tossed in school support rather randomly and the role of her Dad or not was rather confusing as the book progressed.

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Love this book, love the author, don’t love the author as the narrator. I don’t like when she is Lucille. She’s shrill and it’s not enjoyable

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Boring. Slow.

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Natalie H.

Such a sweet story. Way exceeded my expectations.

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Diana H.

Heartwarming. Written almost like a fable, with kindness and generosity of heart. It brings together generations, unlikely families and incongruent personalities with amazing tenderness. It’s pure and simple storytelling that gives us faith in the human heart.

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Eric C.

I absolutely loved this! Such a heartwarming and cute little title! I usually go for mystery and thriller or fantasy books, and this was a breath of fresh air for sure!

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loved the book, the story was so relaxing. even after it was done I sat in silence for a good 5 min, just thinking about life itself.

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Stephanie G.

I loved this book! Such a sweet story. I wish something could have taken place with the bullies at school, but what a good story otherwise.

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Kathleen G.

It was a very sweet and heart warming book. I really enjoyed it and didn't want it to end.

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Beth M.

This was a sweet story. A bit long. But I enjoyed it

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