The woman upstairs : a novel / Claire Messud.
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- ISBN: 9780307596901 (hardcover) :
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- Edition: 1st ed.
"This Is A Borzoi book."
Relegated to the status of schoolteacher and friendly neighbor after abandoning her dreams of becoming a successful artist, Nora advocates on behalf of a charismatic Lebanese student and is drawn into the child's family until his artist mother's careless ambition leads to a shattering betrayal. Nora Eldridge, a 37-year-old elementary school teacher in Cambridge, Massachusetts has become the 'woman upstairs', a reliable friend and tidy neighbor always on the fringe of others' achievements. Then into her classroom walks Reza Shahid, a child who enchants as if from a fairy tale. His parents are Skandar, a Lebanese professor who has come to Boston for a fellowship at Harvard, and Sirena, an Italian artist. When Reza is attacked by schoolyard bullies who call him a terrorist, Nora is drawn into the complex world of the glamorous and cosmopolitan Shahid family.
Elementary school teachers
Women artists > Fiction.
Teacher-student relationships > Fiction.
Citation: Messud, Claire. "The woman upstairs : a novel." New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.