Heart Of The Matter by Emily GiffinHeart Of The Matter by Emily Giffin

Heart Of The Matter

byEmily Giffin

Paperback | March 29, 2011

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A powerful, provocative novel about marriage and motherhood, love and forgiveness.

Tessa Russo is a stay-at-home mother of two young children and the wife of a renowned pediatric surgeon. Valerie Anderson is an attorney and single mother to six-year-old Charlie--a boy who has never known his father. Although both women live in the same Boston suburb, they are strangers to one another and have 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.

This is the 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.


Emily Giffin was born March 20, 1972 in Baltimore, Maryland. She attended high school in Naperville, Illinois, where she was a member of a creative writing club and served as editor-in-chief for the school's newspaper. She earned her undergraduate degree at Wake Forest University, where she also served as manager of the basketball team...
Title:Heart Of The MatterFormat:PaperbackDimensions:538 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:March 29, 2011Publisher:Large Print PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1594134510

ISBN - 13:9781594134517

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