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Hausfrau : a novel

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"Anna Benz, an American woman in her thirties, lives in comfort and affluence with her Swiss banker husband and their three young children in a picture-perfect suburb of Zurich. Despite the tranquility and order of her domestic existence, Anna is fallingapart inside. Isolated in a foreign country and a faltering marriage, Anna begins three adventures to restart her life: Jungian analysis, German language classes, and a series of extramarital affairs whose consequences she cannot foretell. Hausfrau is a daring novel about marriage, fidelity, morality, and most especially, self: how we create ourselves and how we lose our selves and the sometimes disastrous choices we make to find ourselves"--

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Eagle Free Library - Bliss FIC ESS (Text)
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52137300079768
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Livonia Public Library FIC ESS (Text)
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52140300449775
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52122100237485
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Ontario Public Library FIC ESS (Text)
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52126300641511
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Red Jacket Community Library F ESS (Text)
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52148300394685
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52129300857491
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780812997538
  • ISBN: 0812997530
  • Physical Description: 320 pages : 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2015]

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"Anna Benz, an American woman in her thirties, lives in comfort and affluence with her Swiss banker husband and their three young children in a picture-perfect suburb of Zurich. Despite the tranquility and order of her domestic existence, Anna is fallingapart inside. Isolated in a foreign country and a faltering marriage, Anna begins three adventures to restart her life: Jungian analysis, German language classes, and a series of extramarital affairs whose consequences she cannot foretell. Hausfrau is a daring novel about marriage, fidelity, morality, and most especially, self: how we create ourselves and how we lose our selves and the sometimes disastrous choices we make to find ourselves"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Married women > Fiction.
Adultery > Fiction.
Self-realization in women > Fiction.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Contemporary Women.
FICTION / Psychological.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Psychological fiction.


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