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Relentlessly honest, Martha Horgan becomes vulnerable to the deceitful ways of those around her, including her wealthy aunt and guardian Frances, her cruel mentor Birdy, and the manic and seductive Colin Mackey. Reprint. 35,000 first printing. NYT.
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“[A] remarkable talent . . . In this compelling, suspenseful narrative, Morris speaks to larger issues while limning an unforgettable portrait of a vulnerable woman.” —Publishers Weekly
“A powerful, disconcerting, and heartbreaking story of a woman who is most dangerous to herself.” —Library Journal
“With Vanished and A Dangerous Woman, Ms. Morris established herself as a credible heir to Carson McCullers . . . a wise, unsentimental portraitist of the lonely, the damned, the desperate and the incomplete.” —The New York Times Book Review
Praise for Mary McGarry Morris
“One of our finest American writers.” —The Miami Herald
“A superb storyteller.” —The Washington Post
Mary McGarry Morris is the author of Vanished, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award; A Dangerous Woman, which was chosen by Time as of of the five best novels of 1991; Songs in Ordinary Time, an Oprah's Book Club Selection and national bestseller, and the critically acclaimed Fiona Range and A Hole in the Universe. She lives in Andover, Massachussetts.
On the web: http://www.marymcgarrymorris.com
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1992. Paperback. Condition: New. Mti. Seller Inventory # DADAX0140167641
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