Days of Awe

Days of Awe

A Novel

eBook - 2015
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The celebrated author of Friends Like Us now gives us a raw, achingly funny novel about a woman who, after the death of her best friend, must face the crisis in her marriage, the fury of her almost-teenage daughter, and the possibility that she might open her cantankerous heart to someone new.Only a year ago Isabel Moore was married, the object of adoration of her ten-year-old daughter, and thought she knew everything about her wild, extravagant, beloved best friend, Josie. But in that one short year: her husband moved out and rented his own apartment; her daughter grew into a moody insomniac; and Josie--impulsive, funny, secretive Josie--was killed behind the wheel in a single-car accident. As Isabel tries to make sense of this shattering loss and unravel the months leading up to Josie's death, she comes to understand the shifts, large and small, that can upend a friendship and an entire life. Heartbreaking and wryly funny, Days of Awe is a masterly...
Publisher: 2015
ISBN: 9780385353113
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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LPL_KateG Aug 16, 2017

Not since All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews have I experienced such vacillations of emotion - in Days of Awe I was filled with grief, gratitude, laughter, frustration.... sometimes all at once!

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