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Belmont-based writer Tom Perrotta is a keen observer of life in our modern world — of human frailties and human contradictions.
That comes through loud and clear in his latest novel — which tells the story of Eve Fletcher, a 46-year-old divorced mother living alone after her bro-y lacrosse-playing son Brendan leaves for college, mostly to party and meet girls.
Eve is concerned about her son's casual treatment of women, but as an empty-nester, she develops a taste for internet porn.
This segment aired on August 1, 2017.