Marie And Simone, Friends For Decades, Were Once Immigrants To The City, Survivors Of World War II In Europe Now Widows Living Alone In Chelsea, They Remain Robust, Engaged, And Adventurous, Even As The Vistas From Their Past Interrupt Their Present Helen Is An Art Historian Who Takes A Painting Class With Marie And Simone Sid Morris, Their Instructor, Presides Over A Dusty Studio In A Tenement Slated For Condo Conversion He Awakes The Interest Of Both Simone And Marie Elizabeth Is Marie S Upstairs Tenant, A Woman Convinced That Others Have A Secret Way Of Being, A Confidence And Certainty She Lacks She Is Increasingly Unmoored Baffled By Her Teenage Son, Her Husband, And The Roles She Is Meant To Play.
Kate Walbert was born in New York City and raised in Georgia, Texas, Japan and Pennsylvania, among other places She is the author of A Short History of Women, chosen by The New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2009 and a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize Our Kind, a finalist for the National Book Award in fiction in 2004 The Gardens of Kyoto, winner of the 2002 Connecti
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