Shadow TagBook - 2010
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multcolib_dianaa Apr 03, 2016
This is a dark story about a marriage gone terribly wrong. When a woman discovers that her husband has been reading her journal, she continues to write in it, making sure that she uses it to hurt and manipulate him with her words. This can also be very funny, and contains what is surely the most ... Read More »
multcolib Oct 26, 2015
Erdrich illustrates how narrative affects a marriage in this story of a woman who discovers her husband is reading her diary, and so begins to use her entries to manipulate him.
This dark and intense novel is also very, very funny. There's a twisted scene in a couples therapy session that made me laugh out loud. I'm still haunted by some of this book's images.
This book chronicles the emotional war between Irene, a woman of Native American ancestry, struggling to finish her dissertation while raising three children, and her husband Gil, a painter whose reputation is built on a series of now iconic portraits of Irene. This contains what must be the fun... Read More »
multcolib_karene Feb 26, 2014
The story of a marriage and family imploding. Irene discovers her husband has been reading her diary so she begins a new one just for him - one that will push him over the edge.
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“It isn’t given to us to know those rare moments when people are wide open and the lightest touch can wither or heal. A moment too late and we can never reach them any more in this world. They will not be cured by our most efficacious drugs or slain with our sharpest swords.”
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