A riveting, resonant story that captures perfectly the emotional rhythms of suburban Los Angeles in the 60s and early 70s. Tom and Nedith have been married for thirty years, but their union is rooted firmly in the mores of the 1950s: he works hard as an engineer, she stays home; neither is happy. Meanwhile, their son Pete has recently split from hs wife, Killian, after less than a year of marriage. Their neighbour, Cynny, sees herself as reasonably happy in her marriage to Jim -- until she has an eye-opening conversation with one of her girlfriends, and begins to stray. Cynny's friend Nancy -- who knows she's unhappy in her marriage -- determines to go looking for fulfilment but stumbles into something so unexpected, it may make everyone in the community reconsider the choices they've made. The novel all takes place one stormy L.A. weekend, as a literal fog of unrest blows into town and alters these marriages forever. As a vivid distillation of its time and place, Sudden Rain is a spellbinding achievement and an exciting discovery.
- Derechos de autor:
- 2006 Maritta Wolff
- Book Quality:
- Simon & Schuster
- Date of Addition:
- Literature and Fiction,
- Usage Restrictions:
- This is a copyrighted book.
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