Hours after giving birth, a young woman flees her baby and her husband and slips into a new life. With rare insight and compassion, Caroline Leavitt shows us the impact of that flight through the eyes of the husband and child left behind.
"Tells a riveting story beautifully." New York Daily News
"Fresh and vivid language." Baltimore Sun
"Leavitt has a wonderful insight into interpersonal relationships and writes in a style similar to that of Anne Tyler and Jane Smiley, capturing the rich complexities of everyday life." Library Journal
"An emotional roller coaster...the story accelerates towards an inevitable, but somehow unpredictable crescendo. It is gut wrenching and engrossing." Gainesville Sun
ABOUT CAROLINE LEAVITT
Caroline Leavitt is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Is this Tomorrow, Pictures of You, and 8 other novels. Pictures of You was a best Book of the Year from the San Francisco Chronicle, the Providence Journal, Bookmarks and Kirkus magazine. Is This Tomorrow was a Best Book of the Year from January magazine, an Indie Next Pick, a San Francisco Chronicle Lit Pick, A Jewish Bookcouncil Bookclub pick, and the winner of an Audiophile Earphones Award. A Sundance Screenwriter's Lab finalist, she is also a 1990 recipient of a New York Foundation of the Arts Fellowship and is a National Magazine Award nominee.