By Julie Metz
Synopsis from Amazon:
Julie Metz's lifestyles alterations eternally on one usual January afternoon whilst her husband, Henry, collapses at the kitchen ground and dies in her palms. unexpectedly, this mom of a six-year-old is the younger widow in a bucolic small city. And this is often in basic terms the start. Seven months after Henry's dying, simply while Julie thinks she is rising from the worst of it, comes the remainder of it: She discovers that what had seemed to be the truth of her marriage used to be yet a half-truth. Henry had hidden one other lifestyles from her.
"He enjoyed you so much." That's what everybody retains telling her. It's actual that he enjoyed Julie and their six-year-old daughter ebulliently and devotedly, yet as she begins to select up the items and rebuild her lifestyles with out Henry in it, she learns that Henry were untrue all through their twelve years of marriage. the main harmful affair was once ongoing--a tumultuous dating that ended in basic terms with Henry's death.
For Julie, the single factor to do used to be to get on the genuine truth--to strip away the veneer of "perfection" that was once her existence and confront all of the girls underneath the veneer. Perfection is the tale of Julie Metz's trip via chaos and transformation as she creates a special existence for herself and her younger daughter. it's the tale of coming to phrases with painful truths, of rebuilding either a existence and an identification after betrayal and widowhood. it's a tale of rebirth and happiness--if no longer perfection.