Hardcover, Hardcover, 400 pages
Published: March 25, 2003 by Counterpoint (1st published January 1, 2003)
Literary Awards: Orange Prize for Fiction (2005)
Eva was a successful businesswoman and author as well as the wife and mother of two children. Now she is estranged from her husband and daughter. Her son Kevin is incarcerated, in the wake of a school shooting, for a series of brutal murders. Eva’s world is cold and narrow. Her only real connection to anyone is through letters she writes to her husband, Franklin.