A Novel

Book - 2013
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Lily Thomas is an aspiring ski champion training for the Olympics, a young woman with her heart set on winning the gold. But in one moment, Lily's future is changed forever, her hopes for the Olympics swept away in a tragic accident. Dr. Jessie Matthews, the neurosurgeon who operates on her that night, endures a tragedy of her own, and instantly becomes the sole support of her four young children, while her own future hangs in the balance. Bill, Lily's father, has pinned all his hopes on his only daughter, his dreams now shattered. Other lives will entwine themselves with theirs: Joe, a financial manager, faces a ruined career at the hand of a dishonest partner. Carole, a psychologist at Mass General, is a breast cancer survivor, her body and heart scarred by what she's been through. Teddy, with a spinal cord injury worse than Lily's, dreams of college and becoming an artist. From the ashes of their lives, six people fight to alter the course of destiny and refuse to be defeated. When Bill builds a remarkable rehab facility for his daughter, countless lives are forever altered, and each becomes a winner. Winners is about refusing to be beaten, no matter how insurmountable the challenge. And when Lily gets on skis again and enters the Paralympics, the battle to brave life again is won.
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, c2013.
ISBN: 9780385343220
Characteristics: 334 pages ;,25 cm


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Sep 10, 2018

A great novel again - read May 2014

Apr 08, 2018

This is the first I have read of this authors. I enjoyed it. I will continue to read her books.

ArapahoeLyudmyla Oct 30, 2016

“Winners” is a motivational, moving, and full of hopes, passion and enduring story. The setting are wonderfully described, the character are realistic and well-developed, and the plot is clear and precise. Danielle Steel always expressed the positive side shown on the up and down of lifes. Winners" is about more than surviving, it is about courage, victory, and triumph. When all appears to be lost, the battle has just begun.

Bookworm2847 May 11, 2016

I wasn't too happy with the subject matter and almost didn't read this book. However, I'm very glad I did. It was wonderful. Only Danielle Steel can spin a negative into a positive.

amberley Feb 18, 2015

An excellent read!

Agnifaour Sep 28, 2014

Love the book

Mar 09, 2014

Really enjoyed this book! Learned a lot about paralyzing conditions as well and the amazing work to give them back control. Love Danielle Steel and can't wait for another book.

Feb 05, 2014

Loved this book and the way it all came together at the end. The characters were strong with many challenges in their lives but they all came out "Winners"

Do not know how anybody could find it boring. !!

ScottNadia Dec 26, 2013

Never read a Danielle Steel book I didn't like.

Dec 22, 2013


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bemg1958 Nov 25, 2014

bemg1958 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 56 and 65


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