Heart of the Matter: A Novel

Heart of the Matter: A Novel

Emily Giffin

"Giffin excels at developing complicated characters and tales that ask us to discover what we actually wish from our lives."--Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Tessa Russo is the mum of 2 young ones and the spouse of a popular pediatric general practitioner. regardless of her personal mother's warnings, Tessa has lately given up her occupation to target her kin and the pursuit of family happiness. From the skin, she turns out destined to reside a charmed existence.

Valerie Anderson is an lawyer and unmarried mom to six-year-old Charlie--a boy who hasn't ever identified his father. After too many disappointments, she has given up on romance--and even to some extent, friendships--believing that it really is consistently more secure to not anticipate too much.

Although either girls dwell within the comparable Boston suburb, the 2 have rather little in universal other than a fierce love for his or her little ones. yet one evening, a sad twist of fate factors their lives to converge in methods not anyone can have imagined.

In alternating, pitch-perfect issues of view, Emily Giffin creates a relocating, luminous tale of fine humans stuck in untenable situations. In Heart of the Matter, each one is confirmed in methods they by no means suggestion attainable. every one questions every little thing they as soon as believed. and every eventually discovers what really issues most.

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