Visible CityBook - 2015
Nina is a harried young mother who spends her evenings spying on the older couple across the street through her sons Fisher-Price binoculars. She is drawn to their quiet contentmentreading on the couch, massaging each others feetso unlike her own lonely, chaotic world of nursing and soothing and simply getting by. One night, through that same window, she spies a young couple in the throes of passion. Who are these people, and what happened to her symbol of domestic bliss? In the coming weeks, Nina encounters the older couple, Leon and Claudia, their daughter Emma and her fianč, and many others on the streets of her Upper West Side neighborhood, eroding the safe distance of her secret vigils. Soon anonymity gives way to differentand sometimes dangerousforms of intimacy, and Nina and her neighbors each begin to question their own paths.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015, 1914
Branch Call Number: FICTION MIRVI...T
Characteristics: 249 pages ; 22 cm