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Author(s): Anna Quindlen
Awards:New York Times Bestseller
CD - unabridged
Audio (6 discs)
Product Number: BN14566
Released: Nov 13, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781511367769
Narrator/s: Ellen Archer
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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The tensions in a tight-knit neighborhood-and a seemingly happy marriage-are exposed by an unexpected act of violence. A provocative novel about money, class, and self-discovery, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Miller's Valley and Still Life with Bread Crumbs. Some days Nora Nolan thinks that she and her husband, Charlie, lead a charmed life-except when there's a crisis at work, a leak in the roof at home, or a problem with their twins at college. And why not? New York City was once Nora's dream destination, and her clannish dead-end block has become a safe harbor, a tranquil village amid the urban craziness. The owners watch one another's children grow up. They use the same handyman. They trade gossip and gripes, and they maneuver for the ultimate status symbol: a spot in the block's small parking lot. Then one morning, Nora returns from her run to discover that a terrible incident has shaken the neighborhood, and the enviable dead-end block turns into a potent symbol of a divided city. The fault lines begin to open: on the block, at Nora's job, especially in her marriage. With an acute eye that captures the snap crackle of modern life, Anna Quindlen explores what it means to be a mother, a wife, and a woman at a moment of reckoning.

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Author(s): Anna Quindlen
Product Number EB00714687
Released: Mar 20, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: #9780812996074

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