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Jan 20, 2011
| ISBN 9781101475508
Jan 20, 2011
| 846 Minutes
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Jan 20, 2011 | ISBN 9781101475508
Jan 20, 2011 | ISBN 9781101484463
A story of economic breakdown and romantic recovery from the author of Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman. Tom and Annie’s kids have grown up, the mortgage is do-able, and they’re about to get a gorgeous new, state-of-the-art French stove. Life is good- or so it seems. Beneath the veneer of professional success and domestic security, their marriage is crumbling, eaten away by years of resentment, loneliness, and the fall out from the estrangement of their daughter, and they’ve settled into simply being two strangers living under the same roof. Until the economy falls apart. Suddenly the dull but oddly comfortable predictability of their lives is upended by financial calamity-Tom loses his job, their son returns home, and Tom’s mother moves in with them. As their world shrinks, Tom and Annie are forced closer together, and the chaos around them threatens to sweep away their bitterness and frustration, refreshing and possibly restoring the love that had been lying beneath all along. In Separate Beds, Elizabeth Buchan has captured the concerns and joys of contemporary women, and her timely, warm, and funny novel tracks the ebb and flow of family, fortune, and love that is familiar to so many readers.
Elizabeth Buchan is a British author of highly acclaimed books of fiction and nonfiction such as the bestselling Consider the Lily, The Good Wife Strikes Back, and Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman, which was made into a TV movie for CBS. Buchan’s short stories… More about Elizabeth Buchan
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