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Hausfrau : a novel /

by Essbaum, Jill Alexander [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookEdition: Random House trade paperback edition.Description: 351 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780812987294; 0812987292.Subject(s): Married women -- Fiction | Adultery -- Fiction | Self-realization in women -- Fiction | Psychological fiction | Zurich (Switzerland) -- Fiction | Adultery | Married women | Psychological fiction | Self-realization in women | Switzerland -- Zurich | Domestic fiction | Domestic fiction | FictionSummary: "Anna Benz, an American woman in her thirties, lives in comfort and affluence with her Swiss banker husband and their three young children in a picture-perfect suburb of Zurich. Despite the tranquility and order of her domestic existence, Anna is falling apart inside. Isolated in a foreign country and a faltering marriage, Anna begins three adventures to restart her life: Jungian analysis, German language classes, and a series of extramarital affairs whose consequences she cannot foretell. Hausfrau is a daring novel about marriage, fidelity, morality, and most especially, self: how we create ourselves and how we lose our selves and the sometimes disastrous choices we make to find ourselves"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes "A reader's guide" (pages 325-351).

"Anna Benz, an American woman in her thirties, lives in comfort and affluence with her Swiss banker husband and their three young children in a picture-perfect suburb of Zurich. Despite the tranquility and order of her domestic existence, Anna is falling apart inside. Isolated in a foreign country and a faltering marriage, Anna begins three adventures to restart her life: Jungian analysis, German language classes, and a series of extramarital affairs whose consequences she cannot foretell. Hausfrau is a daring novel about marriage, fidelity, morality, and most especially, self: how we create ourselves and how we lose our selves and the sometimes disastrous choices we make to find ourselves"-- Provided by publisher.

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