Flatiron Books Fall 2017 by Macmillan

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f l at ir on books au gu s t 2017 the resurrection of joan ashby a novel cherise wolas an audacious and dazzling debut novel think shirley jackson meets claire messud and lauren groff about a woman who struggles with the sacrifices required by motherhood and how an unthinkable be fi ction li t e rary flatiron books 8/29/2017 9781250081438 $27.99 $38.99 can hardcover 544 pages carton qty 16 9.3 in h 6.3 in w subrights uk rights harpercollins uk polish rights czarna owca translation rights flatiron books other available formats ebook isbn 9781250081445 audio isbn 9781427282439 audio isbn 9781427282446 m ar keting major early reader review campaign major arc giveaways at bea 2017 whitebox mailing landing page designed discussion guide available for download flatiron/macmillan newsletter promotions book club outreach major library marketing campaign national print advertising digital trade and consumer advertising national and regional npr outreach national review attention print and online print feature interview local author events when joan ashby meets her future husband martin she is frank from the beginning nothing can stand in the way of her career joan ashby is a prodigy a darling of the literary world by age 25 acclaimed for her dark and singular stories but after her marriage the life joan intended to leave spins away from her and she finds herself raising two sons in a virginia suburb she has made her peace with this—or at least that’s what she tells herself as she steals moments to write between school drop-offs and household chores she can never be ordinary though and her precocious young sons grow up with the burden of her genius two decades later joan’s sons are grown and she has finally completed her masterpiece the novel she was destined to write but just as she is poised to reclaim the spotlight a betrayal of shakespearean proportion threatens to undo everything she has worked for epic propulsive and incredibly ambitious the resurrection of joan ashby is a story about sacrifice and motherhood privilege and the weight of expectation cherise wolas’s debut introduces an indelible heroine who is candid about her struggles and unapologetic in her ambition pr a i se “a stunning debut—because there is nothing debut about it it arrives so fully realized that it stuns as it entertains as it twirls the reader on the sharp point of a #2 pencil ashby is so well rendered that i found myself jealous of her and wolas and also wishing she were my best friend and that we had a standing drinks date wolas is singular in her voice—and yet the delicacy the specificity reminds me of my most favorite authors j.d salinger carson mccullers truman capote joan didion.” —a.m homes new york times bestselling author of may we be forgiven winner of the women s prize for fiction “this is the kind of book that pulls cherise wolas is a writer editor lawyer and film producer whose movies include the sxsw audience award winner darkon a native of los angeles she holds a bfa in film from new york university’s tisch school of the arts and a jd from loyola law school she lives in new york city with her husband the resurrection of joan ashby is her debut 7