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Drowning Ruth

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"POWERFUL . . . SUSPENSEFUL . . . RICHLY TEXTURED . . . [A] CHILLING, PRECOCIOUSLY GOOD START TO A BRIGHT NEW NOVELIST'S CAREER." "-The New York Times "[A] gripping psychological thriller . . . In the winter of 1919, a young mother named Mathilda Neumann drowns beneath the ice of a rural Wisconsin lake. The shock of her death dramatically changes the lives of her daughter, troubled sister, and husband. . . . Told in the voices of several of the main characters and skipping back and forth in time, the narrative gradually and tantalizingly reveals the dark family secrets and the unsettling discoveries that lead to the truth of what actually happened the night of the drowning. . . . Schwarz certainly succeeds at keeping the reader engrossed." -FRANCINE PROSE " Us Weekly "DEFT AND ASSURED . . . [WITH] STRONG CHARACTERS AND A PLOT LONG ON TENSION AND SURPRISES." -"Time "A strong sense of portent and unusually vivid characters distinguish this mesmerizing first novel about horrifying family secrets and nearly annihilating guilt. "Drowning Ruth is a complex and rewarding debut." -ANITA SHREVE Author of "The Pilot's Wife "RIVETING . . . A VERY SUSPENSEFUL TALE, ONE THAT WILL KEEP READERS UP SHIVERING IN THE NIGHT." "-USA Today
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"POWERFUL . . . SUSPENSEFUL . . . RICHLY TEXTURED . . . A] CHILLING, PRECOCIOUSLY GOOD START TO A BRIGHT NEW NOVELIST'S CAREER."
"-The New York Times
"
" A] gripping psychological thriller . . . In the winter of 1919, a young mother named Mathilda Neumann drowns beneath the ice of a rural Wisconsin lake. The shock of her death dramatically changes the lives of her daughter, troubled sister, and husband. . . . Told in the voices of several of the main characters and skipping back and forth in time, the narrative gradually and tantalizingly reveals the dark family secrets and the unsettling discoveries that lead to the truth of what actually happened the night of the drowning. . . . Schwarz certainly succeeds at keeping the reader engrossed."
-FRANCINE PROSE
" Us Weekly
"
"DEFT AND ASSURED . . . WITH] STRONG CHARACTERS AND A PLOT LONG ON TENSION AND SURPRISES."
-"Time"
"A strong sense of portent and unusually vivid characters distinguish this mesmerizing first novel about horrifying family secrets and nearly annihilating guilt. "Drowning Ruth" is a complex and rewarding debut."
-ANITA SHREVE
Author of "The Pilot's Wife"
"RIVETING . . . A VERY SUSPENSEFUL TALE, ONE THAT WILL KEEP READERS UP SHIVERING IN THE NIGHT."
"-USA Today
"
CHRISTINA SCHWARZ is the author of the critically acclaimed "All Is Vanity" and "Drowning Ruth," a #1 bestseller in both hardcover and paperback, which was selected for Oprah's Book Club and optioned by Wes Craven for Miramax.
Author
Christina Schwarz
Pages
368
Publisher
Ballantine Books
Language
English
ISBN-10
0345439104
ISBN-13
9780345439109
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
DEWEY
FIC
Year
2001
Publication Date
2001-07-31
Short Title
DROWNING RUTH
Audience Age
14-18
Series
Oprah's Book Club (Audio)
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