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A bigamist's daughter: a novel

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Random House,
Pub. Date:
c1982.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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The New York Times Bestselling Author of After This and Charming Billy Elizabeth Connelly, editor at a New York vanity press, sells the dream of publication (admittedly, to writers of questionable talent). Stories of true emotional depth rarely cross her desk. But when a young writer named Tupper Daniels walks in, bearing an unfinished novel, Elizabeth is drawn to both the novelist and his story--a lyrical tale about a man in love with more than one woman at once. Tupper's manuscript unlocks memories of her own secretive father, who himself may have been a bigamist. As Elizabeth and Tupper search for the perfect dénouement, their affair, too, approaches a most unexpected and poignant coda. A brilliant debut from one of our most celebrated authors, A Bigamist's Daughter is "a wise, sad, witty novel about men and women, God, hope, love, illusion, and fiction itself" ( Newsweek ).

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subject_facetAuthors -- Fiction
Authors and publishers -- Fiction
Fathers and daughters -- Fiction
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction
Vanity presses -- Fiction
Women editors -- Fiction
title_displayA bigamist's daughter : a novel
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A bigamist's daughter [electronic resource] / Alice McDermott
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Fathers and daughters
Man-woman relationships
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Women editors