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The Atlas of Love

The Atlas of Love

A Novel

Laurie Frankel

St. Martin's Griffin

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Nothing puts love and friendship to the test quite like a baby...

When Jill becomes both pregnant and single at the end of one spring semester, she and her two closest friends plunge into an experiment in tri-parenting, tri-schooling, and tri-habitating as grad students in Seattle. Naturally, everything goes wrong, but in ways no one sees coming. Janey Duncan narrates the adventure of this modern family with hilarity and wisdom and shows how three lives are forever changed by (un)cooperative parenting, literature, and a tiny baby named Atlas, who upends and uplifts their entire world. In this sparkling and wise debut novel, The Atlas of Love, Frankel's unforgettable heroines prove that home is simply where the love is.

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WHEN I WAS six years old, I found a baby in the lobby of the Waldorf-Astoria. Wound in a sheet and nestled among the roots of a veritable island of overgrown potted jungle in the corner, it was exactly where no one but a six-year-old would...

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Laurie Frankel

LAURIE FRANKEL is the author of The Atlas of Love, and Goodbye for Now. She writes, reads, and even occasionally sleeps in Seattle, Washington where she lives in the city with her husband, her border collie, and her four-year-old who strongly believes sleep is for the weak (or childless).

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