In a Country of Mothers

Author(s): A. M. Homes

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For Claire Roth, an established psychotherapist with an adoring husband and children, her new patient - Jody Goodman, a witty and attractive young filmmaker - is a welcome diversion from her predictable life. Jody, successful, yet uncertain, is disarmed by Claire's interest and approval. Gradually, the lines between friendship and family, between love and compulsion, start to blur - especially when one of them starts to believe fanatically that some things simply cannot be coincidences, and that what they share, in fact, is the deepest bond of all. In a Country of Mothers is a transfixing psychological thriller, and with it A. M. Homes forces us to confront our own judgements about sanity, danger and desire.

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A. M. HOMES is the author of the novels, May We Be Forgiven, This Book Will Save Your Life, Music for Torching, The End of Alice, In a Country of Mothers and Jack, and two collections of short stories, Things You Should Know and The Safety of Objects and the highly acclaimed memoir, The Mistress's Daughter, as well as the travel memoir, Los Angeles: People, Places and the Castle on the Hill. She is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and writes frequently on arts and culture for numerous magazines and newspapers. She lives in New York City.

General Fields

  • : 9781847087270
  • : Granta Books
  • : Granta Books
  • : February 2013
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 813.6
  • : 288
  • : A. M. Homes
  • : Paperback