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The Care and Management of Lies is Jacqueline Winspear's first stand-alone novel, a departure from her bestselling Maisie Dobbs mystery series, set during the opening months of the Great War. The story chronicles the lives of Tom and Kezia Atterbury, married in June of 1914, and still newlyweds when war is declared in August. Tom enlists for service, among the thousands of men...

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Frances and Bernard by Carlene Bauer

Inspired by the friendship of Flannery O’Connor and Robert Lowell, this novel imagines two new characters and captures the writer’s life of the late ‘50s, complete with artist colonies, East Village life, and a martini or two. Written entirely in letters, Frances and Bernard ruminates on art, religion, faith, and friendship in a way that only the correspondence between a novelist and a poet could.
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Frances and Bernard (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9780544105171
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books, 2/2014

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