While I Was Gone

While I Was Gone

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Thirty years ago Jo Becker's bohemian life ended when she found her best friend brutally murdered. Now Jo has everything: work she loves, a devoted husband, three grown daughters and a beautiful home. But when an old friend settles in her small town the fabric of Jo's life begins to unravel, as she enters a relationship that returns her to the darkest moments of her past, imperilling all that she loves.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 18mm
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747595038
  • 9780747595038
  • 2,172,249

About Sue Miller

Sue Miller is the author of the books While I Was Gone, The Good Mother, Family Pictures, For Love, Inventing The Abbots, The World Below, The Story of My Father, Lost in the Forest and The Senator's Wife. She lives in Boston.show more

Review quote

'An astonishing mix of the warm, complex and frightening ... the stuff of real life that is rarely conveyed in fiction' Mail on Sunday 'Like Joanna Trollope, Miller is a fine artist of the domestic' Sunday Telegraph 'A beautiful and frightening book ... Many readers will find it difficult to forget' New York Times Book Review 'Miller weaves her themes of secrecy, betrayal and forgiveness into a narrative that shines' Timeshow more

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