Good To A Fault

June 4, 2013|
Good To A Fault by Marina Endicott
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In a moment of self-absorption, Clara Purdy's life takes a sharp left turn when she crashes into a beat-up car carrying an itinerant family of six. The Gage family had been travelling to a new life in Fort McMurray, but bruises on the mother, Lorraine, prove to be late-stage cancer rather than remnants of the accident. Recognizing their need as her responsibility, Clara tries to do the right thing and moves the children, husband, and horrible grandmother into her own house--then has to cope with the consequences of practical goodness.

What, exactly, does it mean to be good? When is sacrifice merely selfishness? What do we owe in this life and what do we deserve? Marina Endicott looks at life and death through the compassionate lens of a born novelist: being good, being at fault, and finding some balance on the precipice.

Title:Good To A FaultFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:400 pages, 7.94 X 5.13 X 0.8 inShipping dimensions:400 pages, 7.94 X 5.13 X 0.8 inPublished:June 4, 2013Publisher:Doubleday CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0385680198

ISBN - 13:9780385680196

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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