You Are the Love of My Life: A Novel

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    It is 1973 and Watergate is on everyone's lips. Lucy Painter is a children's book illustrator and a single mother of two. She leaves New York and the married father of her children to live in a tightly knit Washington neighborhood in the house where she grew up and where she discovered her father's suicide. Lucy hopes for a fresh start, but her life is full of secrets: her children know nothing of her father's death or the identity of their own father. As the new neighbors enter their insular lives, her family's safety and stability become threatened. From a writer whose "unique presentation of human experience makes reading a delight" Elizabeth Strout, You Are the Love of My Life is a story of how shame leads to secrets, secrets to lies, and how lies stand in the way of human connection.

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    Number of Pages: 304
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780393345940
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    Listed in: Modern & contemporary fiction
    Publisher: WW Norton & Co

    Books by Susan Richards Shreve

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