By Alice McDermott
The long island instances Bestselling writer of After This and Charming Billy
Elizabeth Connelly, editor at a brand new York vainness press, sells the dream of e-book (admittedly, to writers of questionable talent). tales of real emotional intensity infrequently move her table. but if a tender author named Tupper Daniels walks in, bearing an unfinished novel, Elizabeth is interested in either the novelist and his story—a lyrical story a couple of guy in love with a couple of girl straight away. Tupper's manuscript unlocks thoughts of her personal secretive father, who himself could have been a bigamist. As Elizabeth and Tupper look for the right dénouement, their affair, too, techniques a so much unforeseen and poignant coda.
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A Bigamist's Daughter by Alice McDermott