My interest ebbed and flowed with this book. Overall, it was somewhat depressing and the characters seemed inconsistent. Each chapter came from the perspective of a different character. Roy's story was boring, but I really liked how he was connected to the other three women from his past. I was not impressed with Della's outlook of "the grass is greener on the the other side." I also was not sure why Lish's condition was never stated until I read it in the reading group questions guide. And I couldn't figure out why Anne seemed like a confident woman, but in her first meeting with Roy she was a total basket case. But after I read the acknowledgments , I know that a lot of research went into this book and I applaud the author for her dedicated work.
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