Outside the Ordinary World (Paperback)

By Dori Ostermiller

Mira Books, 9780778304685

Publication Date: August 1, 2011

August 2010 Indie Next List

“In today's reality affairs are not that uncommon, so truthfully I wasn't expecting much from a story written about the subject. What makes this one so remarkable is the fact that the characters are complex, realistically flawed characters and their actions have real impact on those around them. This isn't a story about a woman having an affair; it is the story of how one decision impacts her life as well as the lives of her spouse, children, parents, siblings, and those of her lover. Outside the Ordinary World is brilliantly written with enough love and humor to enthrall without being sappy.”
— Cathy Allard, BayShore Books LLC, Oconto, WI
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This literary novel speaks of the subterranean bonds between mothers and daughters, our elemental desire for home, the seductive pull of our own history, and the shimmering boundary between self-destruction and self-discovery. Original.