This Beautiful Life: A Novel by Helen SchulmanThis Beautiful Life: A Novel by Helen Schulman

This Beautiful Life: A Novel

byHelen Schulman

Paperback | January 29, 2016

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"ThisBeautiful Life is a gripping, potent and blisteringly well-written story offamily, dilemma, and consequence. . . . I read this book with white-knuckledurgency, and I finished it in tears. Helen Schulman is an absolutely brilliantnovelist." —Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love

Theevents of a single night shatter one family’s sense of security and identity inthis provocative and deeply affecting domestic drama from Helen Schulman, theacclaimed author of A Day at the Beach and Out of Time. In thetradition of Lionel Shriver, Sue Miller, and Laura Moriarty, Schulman crafts abrilliantly observed portrait of parenting and modern life, cunningly exploringour most deeply-held convictions and revealing the enduring strengths thatemerge in the face of crisis.

Helen Schulman is the author of the novelsA Day at the Beach,P.S.,The Revisionist, andOut of Time, as well as the short story collectionNot a Free Show. An associate professor of writing at The New School, she lives in New York City.
Title:This Beautiful Life: A NovelFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:256 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.58 inShipping dimensions:256 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.58 inPublished:January 29, 2016Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062024396

ISBN - 13:9780062024398

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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“Helen Schulman is one of the most gifted writers of her generation.”