By Accident

By Accident

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A grieving mother finds solace from her sona€™s death in a relationship that quickly blurs the line between friendship and intimacy Susan Kellya€™s stylish, poignant new novel portrays a year in the life of a woman after the accidental death of her teenage son. Laura Lucas is numbed by the loss, a loss that is paralleled in the spate of upscale constructiona€”and attendant destructiona€”in her starter-home neighborhood. Ita€™s about Lauraa€™s relationship with a young tree surgeon who slowly becomes a replacement for her sona€”but also an object of desire.Whit would strain over the stroller seat belt to grab leaves caught in the wheel spokes, and cram them in his mouth, stems jutting from his lips like porcupine quills. Whit. A pickup ... The owners of 522 Liberty Ave-to-be obviously had young children impatient for Halloween, still two weeks away. Ebie had ... The staggered accelerating of the mailmana#39;s jeep, then idling at the curb while he made his delivery.

Title:By Accident
Author:Susan Kelly
Publisher:Open Road Media - 2011-09-13


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