The Time Is Noon

Published by Open Road Media
A woman looks back on her long, rocky path to fulfillment in this revealing novel by the New York Times–bestselling author of The Good Earth.

Considered one of the most personal and autobiographical novels by the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize–winning author, The Time Is Noon tells the story of Joan Richards and her journey of self-discovery during the first half of the twentieth century. As a child, Joan finds her individuality obscured by her place in her family and her small town. In her adulthood, her struggle to discover her true self continues—but is inhibited by an unhappy marriage.

After breaking free from her husband, she begins a stark reassessment of the way she’s been living—and to her surprise, learns to appreciate all that lies ahead—in this elegant novel of chances lost and reclaimed, a beautifully affirming story of one woman’s journey to maturity.
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