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  1. Gone: A Novel
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  2. Gone: A Novel

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From the editor of the New York Times bestselling essay anthology The Bitch in the House and the novel Sweet Ruin comes a compelling domestic drama about a woman who must hold her family together after her husband disappears.

For the past fourteen years, Eve Adams has worked part-time while raising her two children and emotionally supporting her sculptor husband, Eric, through his early fame and success. Now, at forty-two, she suddenly finds herself with a growing career of her own—a private nutritionist practice and a book deal—even as Eric’s career sinks deeper into the slump it slipped into a few years ago.

After a dinner at a local restaurant to celebrate Eve’s success, Eric drives the babysitter home and, simply, doesn’t come back. Eve must now shift the family in possibly irreparable ways, forcing her to realize that competence in one area of life doesn’t always keep things from unraveling in another.

Gone is an outstanding novel about change and about redefining, in middle age, everything from one’s marriage to one’s career to one’s role as a best friend, parent, and spouse. It is a novel about passion and forgiveness and knowing when to let something go and when to fight to hold on to it, about learning to say goodbye—but, if you’re lucky, not forever.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Cathi Hanauer
Binding
Hardcover
EAN
9781451626414
ISBN
145162641X
Label
Atria Books
Manufacturer
Atria Books
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
368
PublicationDate
2012-06-19
Publisher
Atria Books
ReleaseDate
2012-06-19
Studio
Atria Books
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

This story appeared to me as what you would get when combining several typical young families found across America in to one. I felt it would be a nice historical reference in the future, but I suppose historians would capitulate at this statement.
This is such a great book. The author uses very descriptive details and I like the voice of Jayne. I did not want to put the book down. I felt like I was in the story and did not want it to end.
This book was great it teaches you not to depend on no one, because people change and sometimes as human we don't except the change well.it also let you know the reality of marriage
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