The Weight of Water

The Weight of Water

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2004
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ISBN
0316780375
ISBN13
9780316780377
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A newspaper photographer, Jean, researches the lurid and sensational ax murder of two women in 1873 as an editorial tie-in wit
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Anita Shreve grew up in Dedham, Massachusetts (just outside Boston), the eldest of three daughters. Early literary influences include having read Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton when she was a junior in high school (a short novel she still claims as one of her favorites) and everything Eugene O'Neill ever wrote while she was a senior (to which she attributes a somewhat dark streak in her own work). After graduating from Tufts University, she taught high school for a number of years in and around B...more