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The Futures

(2017)
A novel by

 
 
In this dazzling debut novel about love and betrayal, a young couple moves to New York City in search of success - only to learn that the lives they dream of may come with dangerous strings attached.

Julia and Evan fall in love as undergraduates at Yale. For Evan, a scholarship student from a rural Canadian town, Yale is a whole new world, and Julia - blond, beautiful, and rich - fits perfectly into the future he's envisioned for himself. After graduation, and on the eve of the great financial meltdown of 2008, they move together to New York City, where Evan lands a job at a hedge fund. But Julia, whose privileged upbringing grants her an easy but wholly unsatisfying job with a nonprofit, feels increasingly shut out of Evan's secretive world.

With the market crashing and banks failing, Evan becomes involved in a high-stakes deal at work - a deal that, despite the assurances of his Machiavellian boss, begins to seem more than slightly suspicious. Meanwhile, Julia reconnects with someone from her past who offers a glimpse of a different kind of live. As the economy craters, and as Evan and Julia spin into their separate orbits, they each find that they are capable of much more - good and bad - than they'd ever imagined.

Rich in suspense and insight, Anna Pitoniak's gripping debut reveals the fragile yet enduring nature of our connections: to one another and to ourselves. The Futures is a glittering story of a couple coming of age, and a searing portrait of what it's like to be young and full of hope in New York City, a place that so often seems determined to break us down - but ultimately may be the very thing that saves us.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"Anna Pitoniak's debut novel, THE FUTURES, is the perfect cocktail of smart prose, heartwarming characters, and unmatched savvy about modern city life." - Kristopher Jansma

"A compelling and memorable debut." - J Courtney Sullivan

"Tender and wise, The Futures feels like a true story. Pitoniak's voice is stylish and authentic, and perfect for exploring this rich territory: youth and love and New York City." - Karen Thompson Walker


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Hardback Editions

April 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Futures: A New York love story
Author(s): Anna Pitoniak
ISBN: 0-7181-8456-4 / 978-0-7181-8456-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph
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January 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Futures
Author(s): Anna Pitoniak
ISBN: 0-316-35417-1 / 978-0-316-35417-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lee Boudreaux Books
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January 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Futures: A New York love story
Author(s): Anna Pitoniak
ISBN: 1-4059-2747-X / 978-1-4059-2747-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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January 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Futures
Author(s): Anna Pitoniak
ISBN: 0-316-35416-3 / 978-0-316-35416-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Back Bay Books
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January 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Futures: A New York love story
Author(s): Anna Pitoniak
ISBN: 0-7181-8457-2 / 978-0-7181-8457-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph
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Audio Editions

January 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Futures: A Novel
Author(s): Anna Pitoniak
ISBN: 1-4789-6877-X / 978-1-4789-6877-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Audio and Blackstone Audio
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January 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Futures: Library Edition
Author(s): Anna Pitoniak
ISBN: 1-4789-6874-5 / 978-1-4789-6874-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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January 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Futures
Author(s): Anna Pitoniak
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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January 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Futures
Author(s): Anna Pitoniak
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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Kindle Editions

June 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Futures: A New York love story
Author(s): Anna Pitoniak
Publisher: Penguin
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January 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Futures
Author(s): Anna Pitoniak
Publisher: Lee Boudreaux Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA