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The Woman Upstairs
by Claire Messud




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Told with urgency, intimacy, and piercing emotion, this New York Times bestselling novel is the riveting confession of a woman awakened, transformed, and abandoned by a desire for a world beyond her own.

Nora Eldridge is a reliable, but unremarkable, friend and neighbor, always on the fringe of other people's achievements. But the arrival of the Shahid family--dashing Skandar, a Lebanese scholar, glamorous Sirena, an Italian artist, and their son, Reza--draws her into a complex and exciting new world. Nora's happiness pushes her beyond her boundaries, until Sirena's careless ambition leads to a shattering betrayal.

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book - A Washington Post Top Ten Book of the Year - A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book - A Huffington Post Best Book - A Boston GlobeBest Book of the Year - A Kirkus Best Fiction Book - A Goodreads Best Book

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Overview

Told with urgency, intimacy, and piercing emotion, this New York Times bestselling novel is the riveting confession of a woman awakened, transformed, and abandoned by a desire for a world beyond her own.

Nora Eldridge is a reliable, but unremarkable, friend and neighbor, always on the fringe of other people's achievements. But the arrival of the Shahid family--dashing Skandar, a Lebanese scholar, glamorous Sirena, an Italian artist, and their son, Reza--draws her into a complex and exciting new world. Nora's happiness pushes her beyond her boundaries, until Sirena's careless ambition leads to a shattering betrayal.

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book - A Washington Post Top Ten Book of the Year - A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book - A Huffington Post Best Book - A Boston GlobeBest Book of the Year - A Kirkus Best Fiction Book - A Goodreads Best Book


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780307743763
  • ISBN-10: 0307743764
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: February 2014
  • Page Count: 304
  • Dimensions: 7.91 x 5.32 x 0.72 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.54 pounds

Series: Vintage Contemporaries

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