Hausfrau

Hausfrau

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2015
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Anna was a good wife, mostly. Anna Benz, an American in her late thirties, lives with her Swiss husband, Bruno--a banker--and their three young children in a postcard-perfect suburb of Zürich. Though she leads a comfortable, well-appointed life, Anna is falling apart inside. Adrift and increasingly unable to connect with the emotionally unavailable Bruno or even with her own thoughts and feelings, Anna tries to rouse herself with new experiences: German language classes, Jungian analysis, and a series of sexual affairs she enters with an ease that surprises even her. But Anna can't easily extract herself from these affairs. When she wants to end them, she finds it's difficult. Tensions escalate, and her lies start to spin out of control. Having crossed a moral threshold, Anna will discover where a woman goes when there is no going back. Intimate, intense, and written with the precision of a Swiss Army knife, Jill Alexander Essbaum's debut novel is an unforgettable story of marriage, fidelity, sex, morality, and most especially self.
Publisher: [New York] : Random House Audio, 2015
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780553551594
0553551590
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eAudiobook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file) : digital
Additional Contributors: Marno, Mozhan - Narrator

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