Isaac and Nora haven’t obvious one another in 5 years, but while Nora telephones Isaac overdue one evening, he is aware who it really is earlier than she’s spoken a observe. Isaac, a photographer, is relinquishing his creative occupation, whereas Nora, a author, is looking for to rededicate herself to hers.
Fueled by way of their rediscovered love, Nora is quickly on hearth with the easiest paintings she’s ever performed, until eventually she realizes that the tale she's writing has became a fictionalized portrait of Isaac, exposing his frailties and compromises and certain to be considered by way of him as a betrayal. How will we stay trustworthy to our calling if it estranges us from the folks we like? How can we stay in love when we have noticeable the very worst of our family? those are many of the questions explored in a unique that critics are calling “an absolute excitement” (The Seattle Times).
From the writer of Florence Gordon and Starting Out within the Evening, it is a “novel of 2 star-crossed yet self-absorbed artists dealing with crises of the guts and conscience. . . . An interesting examine the character of affection and the necessity for recognition” (Booklist).
“I enjoyed this book.” —Alice Sebold
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