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Three Stages of Amazement (Digital Audiobook)

A Novel

By Carol Edgarian, Anne Twomey (Narrator)

Publication Date: March 7, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (2/7/2012)
Hardcover (3/8/2011)
Hardcover, Large Print, Large Print (4/1/2011)

March 2011 Indie Next List

“I have nothing but praise for this wonderful novel! Edgarian's ability to capture the reality of the everyday routines and dilemmas of her characters results in a powerful connection with the reader. Her interconnected stories grip us not only because of the lessons they teach, but also because of her astonishing skill and wisdom as a storyteller who makes the mundane become so compelling. I truly couldn't stop thinking about these people long after turning the last page.”
— Roberta Rubin, The Book Stall At Chestnut, Winnetka, IL
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Description

The New York Times bestseller, a “furiously compelling” (New York Times) and richly compassionate novel about marriage, ambition, and reclaiming of love—by novelist and cofounder of the online fiction magazine Narrative.

Set in San Francisco, Three Stages of Amazement takes readers on a spellbinding journey across a landscape of national unease, when the fragility of one marriage reflects the tenuous state of the American Dream. Lena Rusch and her husband, Charlie Pepper, still believe they can have it all—sex, love, marriage, children, career, brilliance. But when life delivers surprises and tests, they must face, for the first time in their lives, real limitation.

Told with eloquence and compassion, Three Stages of Amazement is a true thriller of the heart—about confronting adversity, gaining wisdom, and finding great love.