Goodnight Nobody

Goodnight Nobody

A Novel

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
Having relocated to an alienating Connecticut suburb after a mugging in her native New York City, wife and mother Kate Klein undertakes a murder investigation during her children's school hours when a local mom is killed.

Simon and Schuster
New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner’s unforgettable story of adjusting to suburbia—and all the surprises hidden behind its doors.

For Kate Klein, a semi-accidental mother of three, suburbia has been full of unpleasant surprises. Her once-loving husband is hardly ever home. The supermommies on the playground routinely snub her. Her days are spent carpooling and enduring endless games of Candy Land, and at night, most of her orgasms are of the do-it-yourself variety.

When a fellow mother is murdered, Kate finds that the unsolved mystery is the most exciting thing to happen in Upchurch, Connecticut, since her neighbors broke ground for a guesthouse and cracked their septic tank. Even though the local police chief warns her that crime-fighting's a job best left to the professionals, Kate launches an unofficial investigation -- from 8:45 to 11:30 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, when her kids are in nursery school.

As Kate is drawn deeper into the murdered woman's past, she begins to uncover the secrets and lies behind Upchurch's picket-fence facade -- and considers the choices and compromises all modern women make as they navigate between marriage and independence, small towns and big cities, being a mother and having a life of one's own.

Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, 2006
Edition: 1st Washington Square Press trade pbk. ed
ISBN: 9780743470124
0743470125
9780743470117
0743470117
Characteristics: 376, [12] p. ; 21 cm

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ilovemario
Jun 29, 2016

Easy read.. I do love this author but this book was one of the easier ones to get thru.

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suethomas
Jun 06, 2016

Very disappointed. I couldn't even be bothered to read the last few chapters.

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renag98105
Apr 29, 2014

Silly, tacked on ending. Important threads completely unresolved. I usually like Jennifer Weiner's books. this one, not so much.

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bridge1
Aug 19, 2012

Speaking of boring,....

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jbeckber
Aug 15, 2008

Light, fun, but not particularly thought provoking. Can skim it easily.

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Cabby
Nov 05, 2007

I love this author.

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