From the acclaimed prize-winning author of Snap, Licorice, and Are You Mine? comes an awe-inspiring novel about the power of will in the face of life's sometimes tragic surprises. When Isobel Albright finds a tiny, sharp pebble of a lump in her breast, she realizes that her too reasonable, too predictable, too solitary life will be forever changed. From that moment on, the natural order of things will undergo an irrevocable and startling transformation, opening a door to Isobel's rightful future -- and to people and places unknown. Abby Frucht writes about people for whom natural law doesn't always come naturally, and whose eccentricities hijack our hearts. Avoiding maudlin sentimentality and depression, she allows her characters to triumph through the sheer strength of their wills.
Used availability for Abby Frucht's Life Before Death
July 1997 : USA Hardback
January 2000 : USA Paperback