This Beautiful Life (Hardcover)

By Helen Schulman

Harper, 9780062024381, 240pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (8/1/2011)
Paperback (2/7/2012)
Hardcover, Large Print (1/4/2012)
Audio Cassette (8/1/2011)
Paperback (2/1/2012)
Compact Disc (8/2/2011)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (10/1/2011)
MP3 CD (8/2/2011)
Compact Disc (8/2/2011)

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"ThisBeautiful Life is a gripping, potent and blisteringly well-written story offamily, dilemma, and consequence. . . . I read this book with white-knuckledurgency, and I finished it in tears. Helen Schulman is an absolutely brilliantnovelist." --Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love

Theevents of a single night shatter one family's sense of security and identity inthis provocative and deeply affecting domestic drama from Helen Schulman, theacclaimed author of A Day at the Beach and Out of Time. In thetradition of Lionel Shriver, Sue Miller, and Laura Moriarty, Schulman crafts abrilliantly observed portrait of parenting and modern life, cunningly exploringour most deeply-held convictions and revealing the enduring strengths thatemerge in the face of crisis.