Range of Motion: A Novel (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Mar 27, 2012 - Fiction - 208 pages
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In this exquisite, emotionally rich novel, New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Berg offers a deeply satisfying story about the bonds of love and the balm of friendship. A young man named Jay lies in a coma after suffering a freak accident, and his wife, Lainey, is the only one who believes he will recover. She sits at his bedside, bringing him reminders of the ordinary life they shared: fragrant flowers, his children’s drawings, his own softly textured shirt. When Lainey’s faith in his recovery falters, she is sustained by two women, Alice and Evie, who teach her about the endurance of friendship—and the genuine power of hope. Filled with beautiful writing and truths about life, Range of Motion is hard to put down and impossible to forget.

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This was a unique plot. - Goodreads
Again, Berg's writing is perfect. - Goodreads
The plot and characters aren't terribly compelling. - Goodreads
This writer has a unique talent with words on paper. - Goodreads
However, i did not like the ending. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Margaret - Goodreads

Range of motion was a quick, easy, and pleasant read. The premise of a loving family whose lives are disrupted by a freak accident and how they cope with it until it ends (no spoiler alert!). The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tanya Eby - Goodreads

I'm so lucky that I get to narrate. I've always loved acting and writing, and this is the best of both worlds. And every once in a while, I get a chance to narrate a book that resonates in me, like a ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Elizabeth Berg is the New York Times bestselling author of many novels, including The Year of Pleasures, The Art of Mending, Say When, True to Form, Never Change, and Open House, which was an Oprah's Book Club selection in 2000. Durable Goods and Joy School were selected as ALA Best Books of the Year, and Talk Before Sleep was short-listed for the ABBY award in 1996. The winner of the 1997 New England Booksellers Award for her body of work, Berg is also the author of a nonfiction work, Escaping Into the Open: The Art of Writing True. She lives in Chicago.

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