Mad Dash

Mad Dash

A Novel

Book - 2007
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A woman thinks she is tired of her life when the zip doesn't return to her marriage after her daughter moves out of the house. After heading out on her own, however, she discovers new things about what she really wants.
Publisher: New York : Shaye Areheart Books, c2007
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780307382115
0307382117
Branch Call Number: FIC Gaffn 3558
Characteristics: 355 p

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Jun 02, 2014

Any person in a committed relationship should check out this book. It's not a depressing view on marriage--far from it--just a very realistic view, with a bit of humor put in, too.

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Dec 03, 2010

I loved this book! Gaffney is sensitive to the intricacies of middle-aged relationships and life-changing decisions. Written from the perspective of the three main characters, we see the thought processes behind what they do, their hesitations, things not said, false assumptions, etc.. She balances a respect for marriage as well as for individual growth -- so refreshing in these days of the quick divorce. In addition, this book mirrored (in a number of ways, if not in exact expression) some things my husband and I have experienced. This made the book very cathartic for me. Loved it, loved it, loved it!

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SqueeGirl Sep 26, 2009

When Dash leaves Andrew, her husband of twenty years, after an argument over a stray puppy she realizes she can now do whatever she wants, if only she knew what she wanted! This wry novel tells the story from both Dash and Andrew's point of view.

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