By Bart Schneider
From seriously acclaimed novelist Bart Schneider comes an enthralling story of romantic love and sexual event, social switch and relations upheavals, set opposed to the colourful backdrop of San Francisco within the 1960s.
Inez Roseman has a super profession as a violinist with the San Francisco Symphony, a profitable husband, and vivid and gifted kids. yet regardless of her likely ideal existence, Inez is captivated with suggestions of suicide.
Sylvia Bran additionally has an obsession. Enraptured with the gorgeous violinist, she pretends to be a reporter and arranges to interview Inez. instantly seductive and solicitous, she awakens Inez from the suffocating grip of her profession, the calls for of motherhood, and the tensions attributable to her husband's many affairs. the 2 ladies develop into fans, embarking on a dance of ardour and betrayal that quickly spins out of control.
Like Arthur Golden's Memoirs of a Geisha and Michael Cunningham's The Hours, Beautiful Inez is an unforeseen trip into the lives of masterfully drawn, unforgettable ladies, through one of many literary world's prime writers.
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Then the future asserted itself over the past and there were more apartment buildings with vacant lots between them, more signs, more weeds growing up through unfinished foundations. A big Irish woman in a black coat came toward Spud on the wrong side of the walk. She was feeling the effects of liquor and self-pity, and the least people could do, it seemed to her, was to get out of her way. Spud came straight on. At the very last moment her truculence turned to panic and she stepped off the sidewalk.
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Beautiful Inez: A Novel by Bart Schneider