The Performance

A Novel
Author(s): Claire Thomas
Original Publish Date: Mar 16, 2021
Product Number: EB00830812
Released: Mar 16, 2021
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780593329184
Publisher: Riverhead Books
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A novel about three women at turning points in their lives, and the one night that changes everything. One night, three women go to the theater to see a play. Wildfires are burning in the hills outside, but inside the theater it is time for the performance to take over. Margot is a successful, flinty professor on the cusp of retirement, distracted by her fraught relationship with her adult son and her ailing husband. After a traumatic past, Ivy is is now a philanthropist with a seemingly perfect life. Summer is a young drama student, an usher at the theater, and frantically worried for her girlfriend whose parents live in the fire zone. While the performance unfolds on stage, so does the compelling trajectory that will bring these three women together, changing them all. Deliciously intimate and yet emotionally wide-ranging, The Performance is a novel that both explores the inner lives of women as it underscores the power of art and memory to transform us.

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Author(s): Claire Thomas
Product Number Z100168749
Released: Mar 16, 2021
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780593395509