Both Sides Now

Both Sides Now

Barbara Ferrer

Barbara Ferrer

The award-winning author of Adiós to My Old Life delivers a poignant novel of the fragile bonds that hold us together in life and love. They meet in a hospital corridor. Libby is there for Ethan, her mentor, her best friend, her husband. He's dying, and she's struggling to survive. Nick is there for Katharine, his reason for living, the love of his life, his wife. She's dying, and he holds on all the tighter as she slips away from him. They can't do this alone. But maybe they don't have to. From their chance meeting grows a fast friendship, one of gallows humor, of life in South Florida, of shared experiences in their marriages—the fights, the quirks, the love. Libby and Nick become for each other what no one else can: the person who understands, who hears with the same ears, who sees with the same eyes. In stunning prose, Barbara Ferrer maps the sacred terrain of Libby and Nick's connection as it develops from...
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Between Here and Gone

Between Here and Gone

Barbara Ferrer

Barbara Ferrer

In 1959 Cuba, Natalia San Martín was nothing short of a princess: sheltered, pampered, and courted by her very own prince, a childhood friend turned lifelong love. All that changed on the fateful New Year's Eve when Fidel Castro and his followers seized control of the country, with tragic consequences for not only the island, but Natalia herself.Five years later, in 1960s New York, she's known as Natalie Martin—living a life that's bleak, but thankfully anonymous. However, when the enigmatic Jack Roemer offers her a job writing the memoir of a starlet on the brink of self-destruction, she sees not only opportunity, but unexpected echoes of a fairytale long forgotten.As she knows all too well, however, the prettiest façade can hide the ugliest of truths—and peeling back the layers of someone else's past forces Natalie to confront her own."Beautiful, precise language is plentiful throughout Ferrer's latest. Her brilliant storytelling, with its vibrant...
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