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Alison Lurie

The War Between The Tates

Brian and Erica Tate appear to have every advantage in life: academic careers, two children, nice friends and money. But when Brian begins an affair with one of his students the disintegration of their lives is swift and shocking. Things spiral when a protest against a sexist professor at the university ramps up and Brian, hopelessly compromised by split loyalties, gets caught up in the action.

Can the Tates marriage survive? Lurie skewers both sides in this brilliant campus satire of 1960s feminism, parenthood, infidelity and academic pomposity.

Format: Paperback
Published: UK, 2020
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Pages: 368
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781784876265
ISBN 10: 1784876267

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The War Between The Tates