My Life on Mars
A Novel of Family Entanglements and A Second Chance at LoveBook - 2006
An intimate portrait of a compelling familyand the magic of love found later in life Eliza White, a successful childrens author who lives in Santa Fe, has always had a thriving fantasy life. Though able to create magical worlds in her books, her life has been clouded by memories of her cold, distant father and by nagging doubts about her equally remote and unfaithful husband, the father of her children, all of whom have recently flown the nest for college. When her widowed mother announces plans to sell the family house in Ohio and move to New Mexico, Eliza, eager for a reprieve from her current unsettled predicament, goes home to help her pack.Digging through her familys belongings, Eliza uncovers secrets that have been buried for years and that offer her startling revelations about her enigmatic parents, as well as insights into the choices she has made for herself. In putting to rest her past, she also finds new love for her mother and brother, and a passion like none shes ever known in the arms of a man from the Moon.
Publisher: New York : Plume, c2006
Branch Call Number: FICTION Miller
Characteristics: 275 p. ; 21 cm