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The Measures Between UsBad weather as a manifestation of emotional turmoil is an old literary trick. But in his debut novel, The Measures Between Us, New...The Measures Between UsFictionBad weather as a manifestation of emotional turmoil is an old literary trick. But in his debut novel, The Measures Between Us, New...2013-06-28Bloomsbury
The Measures Between Us by Ethan Hauser

The Measures Between Us by Ethan Hauser

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The Measures Between Us

Genre: Fiction; Author: Ethan Hauser; Publisher: Bloomsbury

Bad weather as a manifestation of emotional turmoil is an old literary trick. But in his debut novel, The Measures Between Us, New York Times editor Hauser relies on beautiful prose and sensitive characterization instead of easy gimmicks. Although a Sandy-like storm threatens the East Coast, the conflicts among an ensemble of Boston-area suburbanites — a young woman newly released from a psychiatric hospital, a therapist who’s cheating on his beloved wife, and a single father raising an autistic son — prove more dramatic than any meteorological havoc. A-

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