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Haunted Houses

Published 2010 by Red Lemonade .
Written in English.

About the Book

Jane, Emily, and Grace are three young women growing up on the suburban edges of New York. As the narrative moves from a child's concernsJane's fear of her father's antics, Grace's singular relationship with her dolls, and Emily's resonant encounter with her second piano teacherto an adult'sfriendship, betrayal, and the inevitable sorrow of loveit juxtaposes the thoughts and experiences of each woman, giving collective meaning to their lives. Though the sequence of events is fragmented and deeper conflicts are only suggested, never made explicit, the women's search for meaning as they struggle toward adulthood is evident. A cryptic but intriguing first novel recommended for larger collections.

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