By Anna Quindlen

ISBN-10: 0525509879

ISBN-13: 9780525509875

ISBN-10: 0812996062

ISBN-13: 9780812996067

ISBN-10: 1511367733

ISBN-13: 9781511367738

For fans of Elizabeth Strout and Anne Tyler comes a brilliantly provocative novel from the Richard and Judy publication Club and Number One bestselling writer Anna Quindlen.
Anna Quindlen follows her highly-praised novel Miller’s Valley – ‘reads like a significant other to Elizabeth Strout’s Olive Kitteridge’, Elisabeth Egan – with a captivating novel approximately money, type and self-discovery set within the center of New York the place the tensions in a tight-knit neighbourhood—and a likely satisfied marriage—are uncovered through an unforeseen act of violence.
There are days whilst Nora Nolan thinks that she and her husband, Charlie, lead a charmed life—except whilst there’s a challenge at paintings, a leak within the roof at domestic or an issue with their twins in school. And why now not? ny urban was Nora’s dream vacation spot and her clannish dead-end block has turn into a secure harbour, a tranquil village amid the city craziness. The vendors watch one another’s youngsters develop up. They use an analogous handyman. They exchange gossip and gripes, they usually manoeuvre for the last word prestige image: a place within the block’s small parking lot.

Then one morning, Nora returns from her run to find bad incident has shaken the neighbourhood, and the enviable dead-end block becomes a powerful image of a divided urban. The fault traces start to open: of their road, at Nora’s office in a jewelry museum and, such a lot particularly, in her marriage.
With an unerring and acute eye that captures superbly the snap and crackle of recent lifestyles, Anna Quindlen explores what it skill to be a mom, a spouse and a lady at a second of reckoning.
‘Qualities and shades of love are this writer’s robust go well with, and he or she has the weird expertise for writing approximately them with quite a bit truth and heart that one is over excited on a tidal wave of involvement and concern’  Elizabeth Jane Howard
'Mesmerizing. Quindlen makes her characters so richly alive, so plausible, that it’s very unlikely to not suppose each doubt and dream they harbour . . . Overwhelmingly moving’ New York Times

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