Counterclock: A Novel about Adults Behaving Badly Based on a True Story
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BeschreibungKathryn Bowlyn, known to her friends and family as K., had the perfect life. she lived in a beautiful house on the water in key west with her handsome husband, Commander Bill Bowlyn. she had a successful career, made lots of money, had all the toys. so why was she so miserable? why did she feel the need to drink herself into oblivion every night? she had a hard time accepting it, but her life had to change. it started with a crush on a former colleague in new york - which turned into a stolen late night kiss - which turned into a racy e-affair. innocent enough - right? but as the mind goes, so goes the body - eventually. after much soul searching, she decides she has to leave. she loves bill, but she's not in love with him - never has been. and she's not a cheater. join her as she sets out to build a new life for herself. she stumbles and falls, has a torrid affair with Preston Rock, a married man with two - no three small children. she becomes obsessed with him. everyone and her mother tells her she's crazy, she should be medicated, she's making a terrible mistake, she's delusional, she needs therapy, she's drinking too much. she knows they are right - that her life is not working. but instead of retreating into a bottle of prozac or deprakote she chooses to believe in herself and in the end, finally reaches the light at the end of the tunnel. this book is written as a series of email conversations between k. and the important people in her life. all k.'s emails are in standard type face. all emails from other people are in italics.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2006
Seitenanzahl: 392 Seiten