By Alison Lurie
Snowed in on the ivory-towered Convers university, a professor's spouse searches for a thaw—and for her personal liberation
Though born in long island, the lads of Emmy Turner's kinfolk have lengthy discovered their non secular domestic within the idyllic Convers collage. Her father, brothers, and uncles entered the hot England highbrow enclave as boys and got here out males, able to tackle the demanding situations of the realm. it's a pity, Emmy has continually idea, that girls usually are not allowed to sign up. So while her husband, Holman, wins a spot educating at Convers, Emmy is delighted to ultimately see what all of the fuss is ready. yet by the point the 1st snow hits, she is bored, listless, and completely out of love.
Emmy's look for excitement on campus leads her to Miranda, a cocky younger bohemian, and should, a tune instructor focusing on sexual composition. Emmy is probably not paying university, yet in her first Convers wintry weather she's going to study greater than she ever expected.
This publication positive aspects an illustrated biography of Alison Lurie together with infrequent pictures from the author's assortment.