Falling Bodies Author:Sue Kaufman Stastically speaking, fourteen years is a long time to be married to anyone these days. Perhaps Emma Sohier was lucky to have chalked up that many. What's more she loved her husband, Harold, and their eleven-year-old son, Benjy. Furthermore, she was pleased with her book filled New York apartment and her job. She had a life style in which al... more »l systems were go.
That is, all seemed well until the advent to Emma's rough year: The year her mother died and Emma herself landed in the hospital with a FUO- Fever of unknown origin. The year her rational husband revealed some decidedly irrational habits, and her son began picking through New York City garbage pails. Falling Bodies tells what happened during that rough year and how Emma, Harold and Benjy were launched on a collision course with each other and the city in which they live.« less