Swapping Lives

Jane Green - Author

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ISBN 9780452288508 | 416 pages | 29 May 2007 | Plume | 5.43 x 8.03in | 18 - AND UP
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What if a successful, single Londoner and a comfortable, Connecticut mother of two were to walk in each other’s shoes for a month? Vicky Townsley is the director of Poise! magazine and lives a glamorous London life. She has everything she wants—except marriage, children, and a house in the country. Amber Winslow has a stone mansion in Connecticut, two kids, and a nanny, but she hasn’t found the fulfillment she had expected from being a wife and mother. When she spots an intriguing contest in Poise! Amber impulsively enters, never expecting to be picked.

A must-read for every modern woman who’s ever considered the road not taken, Swapping Lives is a warm and realistic chronicle of two women who do more than wonder if the grass is greener on the other side of the Atlantic.

Green’s writing is deliciously witty and her heroines authentic. This is a charming book that demands, ‘Read me in one sitting!’ (People)

A perfect summer read . . . funny, poignant. (Toronto Sun)

Green skewers Connecticut suburbia with gleeful relish, and she hits the right marks with sympathetic Londoner Vicky, a quirky, imperfect heroine. (Kirkus Reviews)

Hard to put down . . . thanks to affable leading characters and interesting . . . commentary on the cross-Atlantic cultural gap. (Publishers Weekly)

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