The Pilot's Wife

Author(s): Anita Shreve


Read by Blair Brown
Three Cassettes, Approx. 5 hours

A pilot's wife is taught to be prepared for the late-night knock at the door.  But when Kathryn Lyons receives word that a plane flown by her husband, Jack, has exploded near the coast of Ireland, she confronts the unfathomable-one startling revelation at a time.  Soon drawn into a maelstrom of publicity fueled by rumors that Jack led a secret life.  Kathryn sets out to learn who her husband really was, whatever that knowledge might cost.  Her search propels this taut, impassioned audiobook as it movingly explores the question, How well can we ever really know another person.


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Haunting and gracefully written tale of love, loss and betrayal.

'Brilliantly captures the sense of a person succumbing to the shock of an emotional tidal wave' Lynne Truss, THE TIMES; 'A gripping analysis of how even the closest bonds never permit us to know another person entirely' OBSERVER; 'Shreve's prose is astonishing; this is a powerful story, beautifully written' SUNDAY TIMES

Anita Shreve is the critically acclaimed author of eleven bestselling novels, all available from Little, Brown and Abacus.

General Fields

  • : 9780349110851
  • : Little, Brown Book Group Limited
  • : Abacus
  • : March 1999
  • : 197mm X 127mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Anita Shreve
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : English
  • : 304