By Elizabeth Brundage
“The reminiscence starts off right here, in my apron pocket, with the gun.”
So starts The Doctor’s Wife, a beautiful debut novel approximately 4 humans and the cataclysmic intersection in their lives. Michael is a emerging OB/GYN at a widespread deepest perform in Albany, long island; he additionally moonlights at a neighborhood women’s wellbeing and fitness clinic. yet Annie, his spouse, has grow tired of her workaholic husband’s absences, and the soccer-mom way of life has worn skinny. She starts a passionate love affair with bad-boy, fading megastar painter Simon Haas—an affair that speedy is going awry whilst Simon’s spouse Lydia, who's additionally the version upon whom he equipped his profession, discovers the truth.
Abortion, neighborhood evangelism, marital disenchantment, and the rifts of social class: Brundage takes at the fault traces of our period with a deft hand.
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