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By Elizabeth Berg

It starts with the surprising revelation of impressive secrets—secrets that experience formed the personalities and fates of 3 siblings, and now threaten to rip them aside. In popular writer Elizabeth Berg’s relocating new novel, unearthed truths strength one likely usual kinfolk to reexamine their disparate lives and to invite themselves: Is it too past due to fix the hurts of the past?

Laura Bartone anticipates her annual family members reunion in Minnesota with a mix of pleasure and wariness. but this year’s collecting will end up to be even more attempting than both she or her siblings imagined. once she arrives, Laura realizes that anything isn't correct along with her sister. without end wrapped up in occasions of some time past, Caroline is the family’s stressed black sheep. whilst Caroline confronts Laura and their brother, Steve, with devastating allegations approximately their mom, the 3 have a tough time reconciling their various studies within the similar residence. yet a unexpected misfortune will lead all of them to stand the previous, their very own culpability, and their universal desire for romance and forgiveness.

Readers have come to like Elizabeth Berg for the “lucent great thing about [her] prose, the verity of her insights, and the tenderness of her regard for her fellow human” (Booklist). In The artwork of Mending, her such a lot profound and emotionally pleasant novel so far, she confronts a few of the private mysteries of lifestyles, as she explores how even the most important sins could be forgiven via the smallest gestures, and the way grace can come to many in the course of the trials of 1.

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