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

This Beautiful Life: A Novel

byHelen Schulman

Hardcover | August 2, 2011

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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 novels A Day at the Beach, P.S., The Revisionist, and Out of Time, and the short story collection Not a Free Show. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Vanity Fair, Time, Vogue, GQ, the Paris Review, and the New York Times Book Review. An associate professor of writing at The New School, she...
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Title:This Beautiful Life: A NovelFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:240 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.85 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.85 inPublished:August 2, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062024388

ISBN - 13:9780062024381

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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