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Other People's Houses

by Abbi Waxman

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Other People's Houses by Abbi Waxman
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  • Publishes in USA 
    Apr 3, 2018
    352 pages
    Genre: Novels

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The author of The Garden of Small Beginnings returns with a hilarious and poignant new novel about four families, their neighborhood carpool, and the affair that changes everything.

"Abbi Waxman is both irreverent and thoughtful."--#1 New York Times bestselling author Emily Giffin

At any given moment in other people's houses, you can find...repressed hopes and dreams...moments of unexpected joy...someone making love on the floor to a man who is most definitely not her husband...

*record scratch*

As the longtime local carpool mom, Frances Bloom is sometimes an unwilling witness to her neighbors' private lives. She knows her cousin is hiding her desire for another baby from her spouse, Bill Horton's wife is mysteriously missing, and now this...

After the shock of seeing Anne Porter in all her extramarital glory, Frances vows to stay in her own lane. But that's a notion easier said than done when Anne's husband throws her out a couple of days later. The repercussions of the affair reverberate through the four carpool families--and Frances finds herself navigating a moral minefield that could make or break a marriage.

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Abbi Waxman Author Biography

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Born in England, Abbi Waxman worked as a copywriter at various advertising agencies in London and New York, but then quit to have kids and write books. She writes novels, screenplays, and TV shows, largely to get a moment's peace. Abbi lives in Los Angeles with three kids, three dogs, three cats, and one very patient husband.

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