In a Boston suburb, several lives interweave in this large-hearted novel about what binds us, what we cling to, and what we leave behind.
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About the Author
Ethan Hauser received his M.F.A. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His fiction has been published in Esquire, Playboy, Ploughshares, New Stories from the South: The Year's Best, 2005, and elsewhere. He was a finalist for the Chicago Tribune's Nelson Algren Short Story Award. Hauser lives in New York and is an editor at the New York Times, where his journalism also appears.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
The book is awful - don't waste your money. Characters are just plain horrible and the premise that they are waiting out a terrible storm is just false. I found each of their marriages and relationships to be so meaningless and empty. If the goal was to show how modern lives are shallow, unhappy and filled with disappointment, then it's been met. I don't need a pollyanna approach but I am tired of reading about failed relationships that reflect such self centered people.