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"Giffin excels at creating complex characters and stories that ask us to explore what we really want from our lives."-- Atlanta Journal-Constitution #xA0; Tessa Russo is the mother of two young children and the wife of a renowned pediatric surgeon.#xA0; Despite her own mother's warnings, Tessa has recently given up her career to focus on her family and the pursuit of domestic happiness.#xA0;From the outside, she seems destined to live a charmed life. #xA0; Valerie Anderson is an attorney and single mother to six-year-old Charlie--a boy who has never known his father.#xA0; After too many disappointments, she has given up on romance--and even to some degree, friendships--believing that it is always safer not to expect too much. #xA0; Although both women live in the same Boston suburb, the two have relatively little in common aside from a fierce love for their children.#xA0; But one night, a tragic accident causes their lives to converge in ways no one could have imagined.#xA0; #xA0; In alternating, pitch-perfect points of view, Emily Giffin creates a moving, luminous story of good people caught in untenable circumstances.#xA0;Each being tested in ways they never thought possible. Each questioning everything they once believed. And each ultimately discovering what truly matters most.