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Alternate Side

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Alternate Side

The tensions in a tight-knit neighborhood --- and a seemingly happy marriage --- are exposed by an unexpected act of violence in this provocative new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of MILLER'S VALLEY and STILL LIFE WITH BREAD CRUMBS.
Some days Nora Nolan thinks that she and her husband, Charlie, lead a charmed life --- except when there’s a crisis at work, a leak in the roof at home, or a problem with their twins at college. And why not? New York City was once Nora’s dream destination, and her clannish dead-end block has become a safe harbor, a tranquil village amid the urban craziness. Then one morning she returns from her run to discover that a terrible incident has shaken the neighborhood, and the fault lines begin to open: on the block, at her job, especially in her marriage. With humor, understanding, an acute eye, and a warm heart, Anna Quindlen explores what it means to be a mother, a wife, and a woman at a moment of reckoning.

Alternate Side
by Anna Quindlen

  • Publication Date: March 20, 2018
  • Genres: Family Life, Fiction, Women's Fiction
  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Random House
  • ISBN-10: 0812996062
  • ISBN-13: 9780812996067