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The external lives of Clark, a high school guidance counselor, and Charlotte, a bookkeeper, are utterly ordinary, but their interior lives are as bold and complex as abstract paintings colored by imagined possibilities, childhood joys and, more darkly, by deeply buried fears. When Clark rescues a young boy from drowning, a chain of events—some comic, some harrowing—is set in motion, revealing the fault lines of the couple’s marriage and individual psyches.

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  • “Sparkles and delights.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “An introspective, sometimes humorous look at how aspects from one’s past can suddenly reemerge and pilot one’s life in totally unexpected directions.”

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About the Author

Amity Gaige’s essays, articles, and stories have appeared in various publications, including the Yale Review, Los Angeles Times, O: The Oprah Magazine, Literary Review, and in a 2009 collection of essays called Feed Me. She is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, a McDowell Colony Fellowship, and a Baltic Writing Residency Fellowship, and is currently the visiting writer at Amherst College. She lives in Amherst, Massachusetts, with her family.