'Dazzling ... The combination of lightness, warmth and remarkable incisiveness creates a novel that is life-affirming and compulsively readable' Sunday Times It is 1964: Bert Cousins shows up at Franny Keating's christening party uninvited and notices a heart stoppingly beautiful woman.
When he kisses Beverly Keating, his host's wife, he sets in motion the joining of two families, whose shared fate will be defined on a day seven years later.
In 1988, Franny Keating, now twenty-four, is working as a cocktail waitress in Chicago.
When she meets the famous author Leon Posen one night at the bar, and tells him about her family, she unwittingly relinquishes control over their story...
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 04/05/2017
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781408880364
- EPUB from £8.20
- Hardback from £15.25