aAn accomplished and superior novelista ("Statesman Journal") delivers a bittersweet book about a womanas midlife crisis that asks: How does a good girl know when to finally let herself be bad?
When she learns that her college sweetheart husband has been seeing another woman, Mira Serafinoas perfect world is shattered and she wants no one, least of all her big Italian family, to know. She heads northawith no destination and little moneya stopping only when her car breaks down in Seattle. She takes a job at the offbeat Coffee Shop at the Center of the Universe, where sheall experience a terrifying but invigorating freedom, and meet someone sheall come to love: the new Mira.
?[A] wry and funny portrait.?
?Diana Loevy, author of "The Book"
?Smart, funny, and endearing?one terrific read!?
?Garth Stein, author of "The Art of Racing in the Rain"
?Flawless storytelling make[s] this a book to remember.?
?Karen White, author of "The Memory of Water" a[A] wry and funny portrait.a
aDiana Loevy, author of "The Book"
aSmart, funny, and endearinga]one terrific read!a
aGarth Stein, author of "The Art of Racing in the Rain"
aFlawless storytelling make[s] this a book to remember.a
aKaren White, author of "The Memory of Water"