By Amy Sohn
In her acclaimed novels, Amy Sohn has beguiled us along with her pinpoint observations of ways we are living and love, giving voice to our innermost techniques and daily anxieties. Now, in Motherland, her such a lot diverting publication thus far, she introduces us to 5 mum and dad in Cape Cod, Park Slope, and Greenwich Village who locate themselves adrift professionally and individually.
Rebecca Rose, whose husband has been performing aloof, is tempted by way of the attentions of a former famous person f lame; Marco Goldstein, saddled with childrens whilst his husband, Todd, is away on company, turns to nameless intercourse for convenience; Danny Gottlieb, a screenwriter at the cusp of a giant holiday, leaves his spouse and kids to pitch a movie (and meet younger ladies) in la; fallen sanctimommy Karen Bryan Shapiro, devastated by means of her husband’s infidelity and abandonment, makes an attempt a clean commence with a sizzling unmarried dad; and previous A-list actress Melora Leigh plots a celebrity activate Broadway to restore her Hollywood profession. As their tales intersect in fabulous methods and their deceptions spiral uncontrolled, they start to query their ideals approximately kinfolk, happiness, and themselves.
Equal elements relocating and richly enjoyable, Motherland is a clean tackle sleek marriage that confirms Amy Sohn as one among our so much insightful commentators on relationships and parenting in the USA today.
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Motherland: A Novel by Amy Sohn