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Nina Baldwin's perfect life unravels after she is diagnosed with breast cancer. As she struggles to remain a good wife and mother, her husband retreats into harrowing memories of his childhood in a family of Nazi sympathizers, and her awkward, extraordinary daughter sinks further into pre-teen misery. Isolated and afraid, Nina seeks escape in places she never imagined she would.

Kristin Waterfield Duisberg has taught creative writing at Boston University and the Boston-based Grub Street Writers' Workshop. After is her second novel; she is also the author of the critically acclaimed book, The Good Patient (St. Martin's Press).

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When cancer shatters Nina Baldwins perfect life, she renegotiates her marriage and her relationship with her awkward, extraordinary daughter.

About the Author

Kristin Waterfield Duisberg received her undergraduate degree from Bowdoin College and her masters degree in creative writing from Boston University. She has taught creative writing at Boston University and the Boston-based Grub Street Writers Workshop and worked as a writer for J.P Morgan, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the University of New Hampshire. Having spent most of her life in New England, she returned recently to the seacoast New Hampshire college town where she grew up, where she lives with her husband, two children, and two exceedingly hairy golden retrievers. After is her second novel; she is also the author of the critically acclaimed book, The Good Patient (St. Martins Press).

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ISBN:
9781938126222
Author:
Duisberg, Kristin Waterfield
Publisher:
Engine Books
Author:
Waterfield Duisberg, Kristin
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20140231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 in

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » Contemporary Women

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