Fly Away Home

  • by Jennifer Weiner
  • Narrated by Judith Light
  • 13 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From the number-one New York Times best-selling author, a novel about three very different women who become friends while seeking refuge in an old beach house.
Sometimes all you can do is fly away home....
When Sylvie Serfer met Richard Woodruff in law school, she had wild curls, wide hips, and lots of opinions. Decades later, Sylvie has remade herself as the ideal politician’s wife—her hair dyed and straightened, her hippie-chick wardrobe replaced by tailored knit suits. At 57, she ruefully acknowledges that her job is staying twenty pounds thinner than she was in her twenties and tending to her husband, the senator.
Lizzie, the Woodruffs’ younger daughter, is at 24 a recovering addict, whose mantra HALT (Hungry? Angry? Lonely? Tired?) helps her keep her life under control. Still, trouble always seems to find her. Her older sister, Diana, an emergency room physician, has everything Lizzie failed to achieve—a husband, a young son, the perfect home—and yet she’s trapped in a loveless marriage. With temptation waiting in one of the ER’s exam rooms, she finds herself craving more.
After Richard’s extramarital affair makes headlines, the three women are drawn into the painful glare of the national spotlight. Once the press conference is over, each is forced to reconsider her life, who she is and who she is meant to be.

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Loved it!

This is the best book I have listened to in a long time. The characters are so fleshed out you will swear you've known them for years. Judith Light did an excellent job and I hope she'll be narrating books for years to come.
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- Jayne Greeley

Fly Away Home

Very entertaining book that kept my interest, I enjoyed listening. The narrator is speaks with a soft voice that holds you attention. Very enjoyable listen!
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- Lisa

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-13-2010
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio