Monthly Archives: July 2017
“You all have the potential to be supersalesmen,” she said, looking forcefully around the group. “You can convince anyone of anything if you set your mind to it. And when the chairman thanks you by pinching your derrière, you smile and blow smoke in his face.”
The Jaycee Wilder Series Book 1
“You should probably know two things upfront. And the first is this: On my thirty fifth birthday – the day I lost my career and my husband and my home in one uncompromising swoop – I woke up to one of my favorite songs playing on the radio-alarm clock.”
“People think that intimacy is about sex. But intimacy is about truth. When you realize you can tell someone your truth, when you can show yourself to them, when you stand in front of them bare and their response is ‘you’re safe with me’- that’s intimacy.”
A warm and wonderfully vivid novel about taking second chances—in life and in the sea.
In this entrancing and masterful new story, award-winning writer Mary Gordon beautifully lays bare the passions and torments of a fearless young woman struggling with her heritage and impossibly torn between two men and the two very different worlds they inhabit.
The Heirs tells the story of an upper-crust Manhattan family coming undone after the death of their patriarch.