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The cure for modern life

a novel

by Lisa Tucker

  • 192 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Washington Square Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Friendship,
  • Homeless children,
  • Domestic fiction,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Matthew and Amelia were once in love and planning to raise a family together, but a decade later, they have become professional enemies. They"re kept in balance only by Matthew"s best and oldest friend, Ben, a rising science superstar--and Amelia"s new boyfriend. But when Matthew finds himself on a desolate bridge face-to-face with a boy screaming for help, that delicate balance begins to crumble.--From publisher description.

    Edition Notes

    StatementLisa Tucker
    The Physical Object
    Pagination326 pages ;
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26271420M
    ISBN 100743492803
    ISBN 109780743492805
    OCLC/WorldCa232979366


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