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Overview

The highly acclaimed author of Landslide delivers "[an] intricate, delicate-as-rice-paper novel" (O, The Oprah Magazine) about an ex-pat in China who embarks on a journey that takes her into the darkest corners of addiction, marriage, and motherhood.

When Elsey's husband, Lukas, hands her a brochure for a weeklong mountain retreat, she knows he is really giving her an ultimatum: Go, or we're done. Once a successful painter, Elsey set down roots in China after falling in love with Lukas. Now, with two young daughters and unable to find a balance between her identities as artist, mother, and wife, Elsey fills her days worrying, drinking, and descending into boredom and unhappiness. So she agrees to go. There, she meets a group of men and women who will forever alter the way she understands herself and her marriage.

Written in a voice at once wry, sensual, blunt, and hypnotic, Elsey Come Home is a modern odyssey and a quietly dynamic portrait of contemporary womanhood.

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780525562559
  • ISBN-10: 0525562559
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: November 2019
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.1 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds
  • Page Count: 256

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