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As Good As Dead (Paperback) (Elizabeth Evans)

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At the high-octane Iowa Writers' Workshop, small-town Charlotte is thrilled and confounded by her relationship with charismatic and sophisticated Esmé: One moment, Esmé appears to be Charlotte's most intimate friend; the next, her rival. After a tumultuous weekend, Charlotte's insecurities and her resentment toward Esmé reach a fever pitch. Blindly, Charlotte strikes out--in an act of betrayal that ultimately unleashes a cascade of calamities on her own head.

Twenty years later, Charlotte is a successful novelist. A much-changed Esmé appears, bringing the past that Charlotte grieved over, and believed buried, to the doorstep of Charlotte and her beloved husband. Charlotte finds herself both frightened and charmed. Though she yearns to redeem the old friendship and her transgression, she is wary--and rightly so.

As Good as Dead performs an exquisitely tuned psychological high-wire act as it explores the dangers that lie in wait when trust is poisoned by secrets and fears.

Number of Pages: 272.0
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary
Format: Paperback
Publisher: St Martins Pr
Author: Elizabeth Evans
Language: English
Street Date: January 12, 2016
TCIN: 50375451
UPC: 9781620403006
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-4970

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