The Doctor's Wife

By Elizabeth Brundage
(Plume Books, Paperback, 9780452286917, 342pp.)

Publication Date: December 2005

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Description
""The memory starts here, in my apron pocket, with the gun.""
So begins The Doctor's Wife, a stunning debut novel about four people and the cataclysmic intersection of their lives. Michael is a rising OB/GYN at a prominent private practice in Albany, New York; he also moonlights at a local women's health clinic. But Annie, his wife, has become tired of her workaholic husband's absences, and the soccer-mom lifestyle has worn thin. She begins a passionate love affair with bad-boy, fading celebrity painter Simon Haas--an affair that quickly goes awry when Simon's wife Lydia, who is also the model upon whom he built his career, discovers the truth.

Abortion, local evangelism, marital disenchantment, and the rifts of social class: Brundage takes on the fault lines of our era with a deft hand.




About the Author
Elizabeth Brundage is the author of "The Doctoras Wife" and holds an MFA in fiction from the Iowa Writersa Workshop, where she received a James A. Michener Fellowship. Before attending Iowa, she was a screenwriting fellow at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. Her short fiction has been published in the "Greensboro Review, Witness magazine," and "New Letters,"
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