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Small Acts of Sex and Electricity

Beauty and privilege, a charming, handsome husband and two
promising young daughters, money, a beach house on the Pacific ---
Jane has everything that Mattie thinks she wants. But Jane always
works to damage what she's given. Mattie knows that better than

But even she is caught off-guard when Jane leaves her whole life
behind one broken morning before dawn. And it will take Mattie
awhile to see that, by driving away, Jane has forced open the
questions that have always hung in the air between them --- the
ones that are hardest to answer --- questions about desire and envy
and integrity. These are the issues of the heart that reveal
themselves, not through the bold and dramatic gestures of a woman
like Jane, but in even the briefest moments and the smallest of

With the same rich language and keen, compassionate eye that earned
acclaim for her first novel, Lise Haines delves here into the
forces that memory and touch raise in our lives and our most
private hungers.

© Copyright 2011 by Unbridled Books.

Small Acts of Sex and Electricity
by Lise Haines

  • Publication Date: September 10, 2006
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Unbridled Books
  • ISBN-10: 1932961275
  • ISBN-13: 9781932961270