By Anna Quindlen
NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER
A fabulous love tale from Anna Quindlen, the #1 long island Times bestselling writer of upward push and Shine, benefits, and a quick advisor to a contented Life
Still lifestyles with Bread Crumbs starts off with an imagined gunshot and ends with a brand new tin roof. among the 2 is a wry and realizing portrait of Rebecca iciness, a photographer whose paintings made her an not going heroine for lots of ladies. Her occupation is now descendent, her financial institution stability shaky, and he or she has fled town for the center of nowhere. There she discovers, in a tree stand with a roof craftsman named Jim Bates, that what she sees via a digital camera lens isn't really all there's to life.
Brilliantly written, powerfully saw, Still lifestyles with Bread Crumbs is a deeply relocating and sometimes very comic story of unforeseen love, and a stunningly crafted trip into the lifetime of a girl, her middle, her brain, her days, as she discovers that lifestyles is a narrative with many degrees, a narrative that's longer and extra interesting than she ever imagined.
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“There comes a second in each novelist’s profession whilst she . . . ventures into new territory, breaking loose right into a marriage of tone and elegance, of plot and characterization, that’s totally her personal. Anna Quindlen’s tremendous romantic comedy of manners is simply this type of publication. . . . Taken as a complete, Quindlen’s writings characterize a beneficiant and relocating interrogation of women’s adventure around the strains of sophistication and race. [Still existence with Bread Crumbs] proves all of the extra relocating as a result of its mild, subtle humor. Quindlen’s least brazenly political novel, it packs possibly the main severe punch. . . . Quindlen has added a unique that might have endurance all its own.”—The ny instances publication Review
“[A] clever story approximately moment percentages, beginning over, and going after what's most vital in life.”—Minneapolis Star Tribune
“Quindlen’s astute observations . . . are the kinds of information each author and reader lives for.”—Chicago Tribune
“[Anna] Quindlen’s 7th novel bargains the literary similar of convenience nutrition. . . . She nonetheless has her finger firmly planted at the pulse of her generation.”—NPR
“Enchanting . . . [The protagonist’s] photos are celebrated for turning the ‘minutiae of women’s lives into unforgettable images,’ and Quindlen does an identical right here along with her enveloping, sure-handed storytelling.”—People
“Charming . . . a sizzling cup of tea of a narrative, gentle and comforting concerning the vulnerabilities of ageing . . . a pleasure.”—USA Today
“With spare, based prose, [Quindlen] crafts a poignant glimpse into the internal lifetime of an getting older lady who discovers that fact includes even more colour than her personal celebrated black-and-white images.”—Library Journal
“Quindlen has continuously excelled at taking pictures telling information in a narrative, and she or he does so back during this quiet, strong novel, exhibiting the charged feelings that teem underneath the skin of day-by-day life.”—Publishers Weekly
“Quindlen provides immediately recognizable characters who can be appealingly hot and nonthreatening, yet that in simple terms serves to force domestic her effective message that it’s by no means too past due to embody life’s moment chances.”—Booklist
“Profound . . . engaging.”—Kirkus Reviews