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The Nearness of You

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The Nearness of You by Amanda Eyre Ward
Hardcover $27.00
Feb 21, 2017 | ISBN 9781101887158

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Advance praise for The Nearness of You

“[For] readers who like stories about competent people facing tough choices, like those from Jodi Picoult or Julie Lawson Timmer.”Booklist

The Nearness of You includes everything I love about Amanda Eyre Ward’s books: edgy eloquence, ingenious plotting, and relationships that are never, not for a single paragraph, simple or predictable. Through Suzette, Dorrie, Hyland, and Jayne, Ward reveals parenthood as an enterprise that is as wrenching as it is beautiful. You will love these characters and this book.”—Marisa de los Santos, New York Times bestselling author of The Precious One

“Deftly paced and enthralling, Amanda Eyre Ward’s The Nearness of You takes on the complexity of what it means to be a mother, and provides insights both heartening and harrowing.”—Mira Jacob, author of The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing

The Nearness of You is not just an arresting meditation on motherhood but also an exploration of how we can seize the lives we’ve been given and transform them into the lives we want to live. Like all of Ward’s novels, this book’s intrigue and charm demand that it be indulged in a single sitting.”—Vendela Vida, author of The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty

Praise for Amanda Eyre Ward’s The Same Sky

“After reading The Same Sky, you just might view the world a little differently. And isn’t that the goal of all great art?”—Bookreporter

“Riveting, heartrending, and beautifully written.”—Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Timesbestselling author of Orphan Train

“Deeply affecting.”—People

“Wrenching, honest, painstakingly researched.”—Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Small Great Things

“Emotionally gripping.”—The Dallas Morning News

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