Escape

Escape

eBook - 2011
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Emily Aulenbach is thirty, a lawyer married to a lawyer, working in Manhattan. An idealist, she had once dreamed of representing victims of corporate abuse, but now she spends her days in a cubicle talking with victims of tainted bottled water--and she's on the bottler's side.
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780385532730
0385532733
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Call Number: eBook

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IMolina3 Apr 13, 2014

Its good book but its not so great.. it got me wonder about the end...

mati9 Sep 16, 2013

A wonderful book! The big question resonates throughout: how to reach for the life that you want when you're stuck in a life you did not envision for yourself. Well developed characters, inter-mingling storylines that keep the overall story moving forward and a fresh, relatable style of writing. Highly recommend to anyone looking for a fun and easy but also thought-provoking read.

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Sammyandk
Jul 22, 2013

I couldn't get into it. Stopped reading halfway through it.

debboerger Apr 07, 2013

Nice read....although I've actually been listening to it on way to and from work. I recommend it.

MLRMS Nov 02, 2012

One of the best stories I've read in the last 10 years. Realistic, heartfelt, romantic and interesting.

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HopeButterfly
Jun 27, 2012

Nice book. Great story line. Some slowness in some chapters.

tamcsa Mar 16, 2012

Emily Aulenbach is a married thirty year old Manhattan attorney who wakes up one morning feeling sick about having to do her job. She works for a corporation that poisoned its customers with tainted bottled water and her job is to speak with the victims and “minimize” the liability to the corporation, knowing full well that they were 100% at fault. Emily has had enough. She gets up from her desk, grabs her stuff and abandons her cubicle. Not really having a plan in place, she shuts off her cell, packs a weekend bag, grabs her husband’s BMW from their parking garage and takes off, destination unknown. After a night of foggy thoughts at a Cape Cod hotel, Emily realizes that the one place she needs to clear her head is Bell Valley, NH home of her ex-best friend and college roommate Vicki Bell, and Vicki’s brother, the only other man she’s shared her heart with, Jude. Her marriage suffers strain because of her sudden departure from home and from her life and Emily is left trying to figure out which pieces of her life she wants to put back together. DH.

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libtechlady
Jul 09, 2011

Yes, cldarcey, this book is available in Large Print

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cldarcey
Jul 09, 2011

does this come in large type

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tamcsa Jan 28, 2012

Emily Aulenbach is a married thirty year old Manhattan attorney who wakes up one morning feeling sick about having to do her job. She works for a corporation that poisoned its customers with tainted bottled water and her job is to speak with the victims and “minimize” the liability to the corporation, knowing full well that they were 100% at fault. Emily has had enough. She gets up from her desk, grabs her stuff and abandons her cubicle. Not really having a plan in place, she shuts off her cell, packs a weekend bag, grabs her husband’s BMW from their parking garage and takes off, destination unknown. After a night of foggy thoughts at a Cape Cod hotel, Emily realizes that the one place she needs to clear her head is Bell Valley, NH home of her ex-best friend and college roommate Vicki Bell, and Vicki’s brother, the only other man she’s shared her heart with, Jude. Her marriage suffers strain because of her sudden departure from home and from her life and Emily is left trying to figure out which pieces of her life she wants to put back together. DH.

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