In Salthill-on-Hudson, a half-hour train ride from Manhattan, everyone is rich, beautiful, and -- though they look much younger -- middle-aged. But when Adam Berendt, a charismatic, mysterious sculptor, dies suddenly in a brash act of heroism, shock waves rock the town. But who was Adam Berendt? Was he in fact a hero, or someone more flawed and human?
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In marriages charged with such import, one must cheat in order to breathe, as Augusta Cutler discovers after Adam's death, when she leaves her husband, Owen, to ferret out the truth about Adam, and herself, and to find respite.| Read Full Review of Middle Age: A Romance
And one wonders if she, too, is a psychic --- just weeks after the September 11 terrorist attacks, with the fast and unjust loss of lives suffered and family and friends smothered by media attention in their grief, it is hard to miss the sense in our culture regarding identity and a renewed sense...Jan 22 2011 | Read Full Review of Middle Age: A Romance
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