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Hausfrau : a novel

Author: Jill Alexander Essbaum
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Anna Benz, an American woman in her thirties, lives in comfort and affluence with her Swiss banker husband and their three young children in a picture-perfect suburb of Zurich. Despite the tranquility and order of her domestic existence, Anna is falling apart inside. Isolated in a foreign country and a faltering marriage, Anna begins three adventures to restart her life: Jungian analysis, German language classes,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Psychological fiction
Fiction
Named Person: A Andrae
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Alexander Essbaum
ISBN: 9780812997538 0812997530
OCLC Number: 886672221
Description: 324 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jill Alexander Essbaum.

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"Anna Benz, an American woman in her thirties, lives in comfort and affluence with her Swiss banker husband and their three young children in a picture-perfect suburb of Zurich. Despite the tranquility and order of her domestic existence, Anna is falling apart inside. Isolated in a foreign country and a faltering marriage, Anna begins three adventures to restart her life: Jungian analysis, German language classes, and a series of extramarital affairs whose consequences she cannot foretell. Hausfrau is a daring novel about marriage, fidelity, morality, and most especially, self: how we create ourselves and how we lose our selves and the sometimes disastrous choices we make to find ourselves"--

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