We All Love The Beautiful Girls

August 20, 2019|
We All Love The Beautiful Girls by Joanne Proulx
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Finalist for the 2018 Ottawa Book Awards

Who do the lucky become when their luck sours?


One frigid winter night, the happily prosperous Mia and Michael Slate discover that a close friend and business partner has cheated them out of their life savings. On the same night, their son, Finn, passes out in the snow at a party — a mistake with shattering consequences.

Everyone finds their own ways of coping with the ensuing losses. For Finn, it’s Jess, a former babysitter who sneaks into his bed at night, even as she refuses to leave her boyfriend. Mia and Michael find themselves forgoing tenderness for rougher sex and seeking solace outside their marriage: Mia in a flirtation with a former colleague, whose empty condo becomes a blank canvas for a new life, and Michael at an abandoned baseball diamond, with a rusty pitching machine and a street kid eager to catch balls in Finn’s old glove. As they creep closer to the edge — of betrayal, infidelity, and revenge — the story moves into more savage terrain. 

With honesty, compassion, and a tough emotional precision, award-winning author Joanne Proulx explores the itch of the flesh, sexual aggression, the reach of love and anger, and the question of who ultimately suffers when the privileged stumble.
Joanne Proulx’s first novel Anthem of a Reluctant Prophet won Canada’s Sunburst Award for Fantastic Fiction and was named a best debut by The Globe and Mail and Kirkus Reviews. A feature film adaptation of the novel will be released in 2018. A graduate of the Bennington Writing Seminars, Joanne lives, writes and teaches in ...
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Title:We All Love The Beautiful Girls
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:384 pages, 8.74 X 5.77 X 0.9 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 8.74 X 5.77 X 0.9 in
Published:August 20, 2019
Publisher:Penguin Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780735232907

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