By Elizabeth Berg
In the midst of her lifestyles, Nan comes to a decision to go away her husband at domestic and start an impromptu trek around the kingdom, sporting together with her a turquoise leather-based magazine she intends to fill. The Pull of the Moon is a unique a few lady coming to phrases with problems with value to all ladies. In her magazine, Nan addresses the thorniness—and the allure—of marriage, the candy ties to young children, and the presents and classes that come from random encounters with strangers, together with a good-looking guy showing out of the woods and a lonely housewife sitting on her entrance porch steps. so much of all, Nan writes in regards to the desire for the self to stick alive. during this luminous and exquisitely written novel, Elizabeth Berg exhibits how occasionally you'll want to depart your lifestyles in the back of as a way to locate it.
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The Pull of the Moon by Elizabeth Berg