Heart of the Matter: A Novel

by Emily Giffin

St. Martin's Press | May 11, 2010 | Kobo Edition (eBook)

Heart of the Matter: A Novel is rated 4.07692307692308 out of 5 by 13.

"Giffin excels at creating complex characters and stories that ask us to explore what we really want from our lives."--Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Tessa Russo is the mother of two young children and the wife of a renowned pediatric surgeon. Despite her own mother's warnings, Tessa has recently given up her career to focus on her family and the pursuit of domestic happiness. From the outside, she seems destined to live a charmed life.

Valerie Anderson is an attorney and single mother to six-year-old Charlie--a boy who has never known his father. After too many disappointments, she has given up on romance--and even to some degree, friendships--believing that it is always safer not to expect too much.

Although both women live in the same Boston suburb, the two have relatively little in common aside from a fierce love for their children. But one night, a tragic accident causes their lives to converge in ways no one could have imagined.

In alternating, pitch-perfect points of view, Emily Giffin's Heart of the Matter creates a moving, luminous story of good people caught in untenable circumstances. Each being tested in ways they never thought possible. Each questioning everything they once believed. And each ultimately discovering what truly matters most.

Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)

Published: May 11, 2010

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1429926538

ISBN - 13: 9781429926539

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Heart if the matter Little slow at first, but stick it out as it gets way better.
Date published: 2014-11-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Heart of the Matter I love Emily Giffin's books and this one did not disappoint. Her description of characters is vivid and entwines you in their lives! This is the 5th book I've read of hers and have enjoyed every one!
Date published: 2014-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! Gives different perspective on relationships and working through them! Great read!
Date published: 2014-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it Great read, as always
Date published: 2013-11-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good read Not my favourite from her but still a good read.
Date published: 2013-09-02

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Heart of the Matter: A Novel

by Emily Giffin

Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)

Published: May 11, 2010

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1429926538

ISBN - 13: 9781429926539

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"Giffin excels at creating complex characters and stories that ask us to explore what we really want from our lives."--Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Tessa Russo is the mother of two young children and the wife of a renowned pediatric surgeon. Despite her own mother's warnings, Tessa has recently given up her career to focus on her family and the pursuit of domestic happiness. From the outside, she seems destined to live a charmed life.

Valerie Anderson is an attorney and single mother to six-year-old Charlie--a boy who has never known his father. After too many disappointments, she has given up on romance--and even to some degree, friendships--believing that it is always safer not to expect too much.

Although both women live in the same Boston suburb, the two have relatively little in common aside from a fierce love for their children. But one night, a tragic accident causes their lives to converge in ways no one could have imagined.

In alternating, pitch-perfect points of view, Emily Giffin's Heart of the Matter creates a moving, luminous story of good people caught in untenable circumstances. Each being tested in ways they never thought possible. Each questioning everything they once believed. And each ultimately discovering what truly matters most.