Trust

By Kate Veitch
(Plume Books, Paperback, 9780452296350, 368pp.)

Publication Date: June 29, 2010

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the July 2010 Indie Notables
“Australian writer Kate Veitch brings readers another powerful novel with this story of a woman determined to allow herself to grow with her art while raising her family and taking care of her husband in the traditional way. After a car accident brings tragedy to her family, Susanna comes to terms with how fragile and fleeting life can be and puts her mind to becoming the artist she wants to be. Without being just another book about a woman who is unhappy in life, Trust demonstrates that strength and perseverance can help one get to where they truly want to be in life.”
-- Annie Philbrick, Bank Square Books, Mystic, CT


Description
The author of "Without a Backward Glance "asks: What does it take to be a good woman--and what does it take "from" you?
Susanna Greenfield has given her all to being a good daughter, sister, wife, and mother. Somehow, she's maintained her profession as a college art teacher, as well as rearing two headstrong teenagers and nurturing a twenty-year marriage to Gerry, a confident, ambitious architect. She's also the eternal peacemaker between her pretty younger sister Angie, former junkie turned born-again Christian, and their strong- willed mother, Jean.
Just when Susanna is struggling to revive her creative career, a devastating accident rips apart the fabric of her world, exposing secrets which threaten to destroy both a marriage, and a life. Plumbing the rich emotional vocabulary of faith and betrayal, loyalty and forgiveness, "Trust" is the story of a woman's challenge to find her self.



About the Author
Kate Veitch was born in Adelaide in 1955. She left home and school at fifteen and has published, along the way, a non-fiction exploration of parenting, as well as journalism and book reviews for the Sydney Morning Herald and Vogue amongst others. She also produced Their Brilliant Careers, a series of programs on women writers for Radio National. Kate is based in Melbourne, where her brothers and adult son live, but spends half the year in New York with her partner. Listen (Without a Backward Glance) is her first novel.
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