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Essbaum, Jill Alexander, author

Anna Benz lives in comfort and affluence with her husband and three young children in Dietlikon, a picture-perfect suburb of Zurich. Anna, an American expat, has chosen this life far from home; but, despite its tranquility and order, inside she is falling apart. Feeling adrift and unable to connect with her husband or his family; with the fellow expatriates who try to befriend her; or even, increasingly, her own thoughts and emotions, Anna attempts to assert her agency in the only way that makes sense to her: by engaging in short-lived but intense sexual affairs. But adultery, too, has its own morality, and when Anna finds herself crossing a line, she will set off a terrible chain of events that will end in unspeakable tragedy. As her life crashes down around her, Anna must then discover where one must go when there is no going back

Hardback, Book. English. General.
Published London: Mantle, 2015
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Statement of responsibility: Jill Alexander Essbaum
ISBN: 1447280792, 9781447280798
Note: Originally published: New York: Random House.
Physical Description: 324 pages ; 23 cm