Synopses & Reviews
Margaret and Patrick have been married just a few months when they set off on what they hope will be a great adventure-a year living in Kenya. Margaret quickly realizes there is a great deal she doesn't know about the complex mores of her new home, and about her own husband.
A British couple invites the newlyweds to join on a climbing expedition to Mount Kenya, and they eagerly agree. But during their harrowing ascent,
With stunning language and striking emotional intensity, "A Change in Altitude" illuminates the inner landscape of a couple, the irrevocable impact of tragedy, and the elusive nature of forgiveness.
About the Author
Anita Shreve is the acclaimed author of 14 previous novels, including Testimony; The Pilot's Wife
, which was a selection of Oprah's Book Club; and The Weight of Water
, which was a finalist for England
prize. She lives in Massachusetts