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In a Perfect World: A Novel
by Laura Kasischke

Published: 2009-10-06
Paperback : 336 pages
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In a Perfect World is critically acclaimed writer Laura Kasischke’s new novel of marriage, motherhood, and the choices we make when we have no choices left. Kasischke, the author of The Life Before Her Eyes, tells the story of Jiselle, a young flight attendant who’s just settled into ...
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In a Perfect World is critically acclaimed writer Laura Kasischke’s new novel of marriage, motherhood, and the choices we make when we have no choices left. Kasischke, the author of The Life Before Her Eyes, tells the story of Jiselle, a young flight attendant who’s just settled into a fairy tale life with her new husband and stepchildren. But as a mysterious new illness spreads rapidly throughout the country, she begins to realize that her marriage, her stepchildren, and their perfect world are all in terrible danger . . .

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  "In A Perfect World"by youngsuz (see profile) 11/16/15

My second time reading this book and I still love it. How does a former single globe-trotting flight attendant survive when plague hits and she is stuck with her new stepdaughters. This is a superfast... (read more)

 
  "Bad taste in my mouth"by marian416 (see profile) 05/20/10

I have to admit, I had to finish the book. The story did hold me, but I kept waiting for some brightness somewhere and the only place I found it was in the change in the family relationship. But I did... (read more)

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