When Maxon met Sunny he was seven years, four months and eighteen days old. Or, he was 2693 rotations of the earth old. Maxon was different. Sunny was different. They were different together. Now, twenty years later, they are married, and Sunny wants, more than anything, to be 'normal'.
But her husband is on a NASA mission to the moon, and a meteor is heading his way.
Sunny wishes Maxon would turn the rocket around and come straight the hell home.
This is the story of two children who grew up and fell in love.
This is the story of an astronaut who is lost in space, and the wife he left behind.
This is a love story like no other. This gloriously inventive, funny novel is at once an intimate portrait of a very modern American family and a timeless love story.
It's about the choices that make us human, the line between life and death, and is a captivating exploration of marriage, motherhood and self.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
- Publication Date: 19/07/2012
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781849837811