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Sweet Ruin by Cathi Hanauer
Book DescriptionSince editing the New York Times bestseller The Bitch in the House, Cathi Hanauer has become the unofficial spokeswoman for the contemporary married woman. Now, in Sweet Ruin, she gives us a story of marital crisis and sexual tension featuring a character close to her heart-and recognizable to us all. Thirty-seven-year-old Elayna Leopold used to be a New York magazine editor, until she and her young family moved to suburban New Jersey. Two years ago, the death of an infant son sent her into a deep depression-a darkness that begins to lift in the company of a handsome, unattached neighbor. As she fights yearnings that could destroy everything that gives her life shape, a threat to her young daughter's welfare emerges from an unlikely source, throwing Elayna's questionable morality into stark relief-and forcing her to make choices she never dreamed she would have to make. Smart and gripping, Elayna's story raises heartrendering questions about the challenges of ordinary life-marriage, career, independence, and sexuality-that have no easy answers. Sweet Ruin is a triumph of contemporary fiction from a writer known for her candor and wisdom.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781400132423
(165mm x 172mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Tantor Media, Inc
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Cathi Hanauer
Sweet Ruin, Paperback (July 2007)View all books by Cathi Hanauer
From the woman who brought us the sensational bestseller The Bitch in the House, a vividly rendered and emotionally powerful novel for anybody who has asked the question "How did this become my life?"
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Author Biography - Cathi Hanauer
Cathi Hanauer is the bestselling author of "The Bitch in the House" and the author of the novel "My Sister's Bones." Ellen Archer is an acclaimed audiobook narrator and winner of a coveted Audie Award for "For the Love of a Dog" (available from Tantor).
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