Into Thin Air
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Into Thin Air


From award-winning author Caroline Leavitt comes a touching, bittersweet story of a young wife's quest for fulfillment, and the husband and newborn daughter she leaves behind. Into Thin Air explores the complex emotional bonds of families, the intric...

Title:Into Thin Air
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:309 pages

    Into Thin Air Reviews

  • Maxine (Booklover Catlady)
    Aug 22, 2014

    This is a stunning novel, so beautifully written. Don't overlook this one. My head does not fathom the low rating of some reviews. Maybe it's about personal taste. Whatever, I LOVED this book, I think...

  • M
    Jan 08, 2015

    Has there ever been a less sympathetic character than Lee Archer? In a book that takes on way too many characters and way too many issues and not nearly enough subtlety, characterization, development,...

  • Mystica
    Aug 10, 2014

    A story of abandonment and the effects that this has a decade later on all three parties involved.We have Lee very young, in love and married and all of a sudden pregnant. A pregnancy she never planne...

  • Leslie Lindsay
    Aug 11, 2014

    Lately, I have been intrigued to read some of my favorite authors' earlier works--you know, see where they started, what elements were present in their early work and what remained in later work, etc....

  • Kat
    Nov 07, 2013

    this is about a girl that ran away with a boy from high school, the got married and moved to another city where he went to college. she got pregnant tho she didnt want the baby he was so excited about...

  • Victoria
    May 13, 2010

    I loved this book! I read Girls in Trouble: A Novel first and was excited to find this title in a used book store. Caroline Leavitt is a very talented writer, and my main complaint is, I don't know wh...

  • Megin V
    Apr 05, 2011

    I didnt really like this book all that much. I felt obliged to keep reading even though it wasn't all that interesting. I just wanted to find out what would happen. I could not really feel sorry for L...

  • Susan
    Mar 29, 2011

    I wasn't very sympathetic to the main character......

  • Denise
    Aug 13, 2014

    3.0 out of 5 stars -- "Why didn't people belong to the ones who tried to love them?"This is a story that triggers many emotions, but I found it hard to like the book because I despised nearly all of t...

  • Heidi Mocchi
    Mar 07, 2015

    It was a good book about a couple who had a baby early in their lives-one ready, one not. The struggles with decisions made and relationship struggles become apparent. I kept wanting I read more with ...

About Caroline Leavitt

Caroline Leavitt

Caroline Leavitt is the New York Times bestselling author of is This Tomorrow and Pictures of You (Algonquin Books), which. Pictures of You was on the Best Books of the Year lists from the San Francisco Chronicle, The Providence Journal, Bookmarks and Kirkus Reviews. It was also a Costco Pennie's Pick. Is This Tomorrow was long listed for the Main Readers Prize, a WNBA Reading group Choice, A San