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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About the author (2011)

Ann Beattie has published eight novels and ten collections of stories, among them Chilly Scenes of Winter, Falling in Place, The Burning House, Love AlwaysPicturing Will, and Another You. She was the Edgar Allan Poe Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Virginia (emerita). She is a member of The American Academy of Arts and Letters and of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She and her husband, Lincoln Perry, live in Maine and Key West, Florida.

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