The 3 elements of a Buddy Love are:
1) An incomplete hero who is missing something physical, ethical, or spiritual; (s)he needs another to be whole.
2) A counterpart who makes that completion come about or has qualities the hero needs.
3) A complication, be it a misunderstanding, personal or ethical viewpoint, epic historical event, or the prudish disapproval of society.
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Written by: Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows Publisher: Random House, Inc., 2008 — my edition: 2009 Dial Press Trade Paperback Total pages: 274 STC! Genre: Buddy Love Make no mistake, while this #1 New York Times bestselling novel was certainly branded as upmarket historical fiction,…