On Sale: August 7, 2007
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Leigh is the mother of high-achieving, popular high school
senior Kara. Their relationship is already strained for
reasons Leigh does not fully understand when, in a moment of
carelessness, Kara makes a mistake that ends in tragedy --
the effects of which not only divide Leigh's family, but
polarize the entire community. We see the story from Leigh's
perspective, as she grapples with the hard reality of what
her daughter has done and the devastating consequences her
actions have on the family of another teenage girl in town,
all while struggling to protect Kara in the face of rising
Like the best works of Jane Hamilton, Jodi Picoult, and
Alice Sebold, Laura Moriarty's The Rest of Her Life
is a novel of complex moral dilemma, filled with nuanced
characters and a page-turning plot that makes readers ask
themselves, "What would I do?"
Interviews for The Rest of Her Life
Interview with Laura Moriarty The Rest of Her Life September 15, 2007
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