Falling in Place

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Mar 23, 2011 - Fiction - 352 pages
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An unsettling novel that traces the faltering orbits of the members of one family from a hidden love triangle to the ten-year-old son whose problem may pull everyone down.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

In her second novel, Beattie's dessicated people—blunted, wobbling in the lassitude of vague guilts, playing their pinball impulses for bonanza relationships that never quite light up—again drift ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lyssa Obi - Goodreads

An excellent, yet unresolved, novel. Both the author and the characters seem lost at the end, which is fitting, I suppose. Read full review

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Ann Beattie has been included in four O. Henry Award Collections and in John Updike's "The" "Best American Short Stories of the Century". In 2000, she received the PEN/Malamud Award for achievement in the short story form. In 2005, she received the Rea Award for the Short Story. She and her husband, Lincoln Perry, live in Key West, Florida, and Charlottesville, Virginia, where she is Edgar Allan Poe Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Virginia.

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