|Emne||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|
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1996: Grace, a psychiatrist, juggles a suicidal boyfriend and a young patient's impending abortion. 2002: Annie, a struggling actress, takes pity on a homeless girl and invites her into her New York apartment. 2006: Mitch, a divorced counsellor, finds that listening to other people's problems takes his mind off his own. Ten years. Three lives. One truth: helping other people is infinitely simpler than helping yourself.'A calm and life affirming centre in the midst of the chaos that is human existence' Bookbag. 'This is a delicate and emotional journey that weaved in and out of the three main characters' lives' New Books. 'A skillful storyteller ... Impressively assured' J. M. Coetzee. 'Terrific and thought-provoking' The Times. 'A skilful story, which speaks strongly of how helping others is infinitely easier than helping yourself' Image magazine.