By Anna Quindlen
NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • In a small city at the verge of massive switch, a tender girl reveals deep secrets and techniques approximately her family members and unforeseen truths approximately herself. jam-packed with insights which are the hallmark of Anna Quindlen’s bestsellers, Miller’s Valley is an emotionally robust tale a couple of kin you are going to by no means forget.
For generations the Millers have lived in Miller’s Valley. Mimi Miller tells approximately her lifestyles with intimacy and honesty. As Mimi eavesdrops on her mom and dad and quietly observes the folks round her, she discovers a growing number of concerning the toxicity of relatives secrets and techniques, the risks of gossip, the failings of marriage, the inequalities of friendship and the dangers of ardour, loyalty, and love. domestic, as Mimi starts to gain, might be “a position the place it’s simply as effortless to consider misplaced because it is to consider content.”
Miller’s Valley is a masterly learn of family members, reminiscence, loss, and, eventually, discovery, of discovering precise id and a brand new imaginative and prescient of domestic. As Mimi says, “No one ever leaves the city the place they grew up, whether they go.” Miller’s Valley reminds us that where the place you grew up can disappear, and the folks in it too, yet all will continue to exist on your middle forever.
Praise for the bestselling fiction of Anna Quindlen
“Anna Quindlen is aware that each one the issues we'll ever be are available in a few forgotten fragment of family.”—The Washington Post, about item Lessons
“There comes a second in each novelist’s profession whilst she . . . ventures into new territory, breaking unfastened right into a marriage of tone and elegance, of plot and characterization, that’s completely her personal. Anna Quindlen’s wonderful romantic comedy of manners is simply this sort of booklet. . . . Quindlen has introduced a unique that may have endurance all its own.”—The manhattan instances booklet Review, about nonetheless existence with Bread Crumbs
“Anna Quindlen writes approximately family members with all of the humanity, wit, and discomfort of going home.”—Wendy Wasserstein, approximately One precise Thing
“Anna Quindlen is America’s resident Sane individual. She has what Joyce referred to as the typical contact, the facility to talk to many of us approximately what’s on their minds sooner than they've got the vaguest thought what’s on their minds.”—The ny Times, about Blessings
“Quindlen is familiar with phrases, and she or he is familiar with women.”—More, about Rise and Shine
“Quindlen’s writing . . . wraps the reader within the heat and familiarity of household life.”—The Seattle Times, about Every final One