The Bubble Reputation

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Washington Square Press, Dec 1, 1994 - Domestic fiction - 290 pages
14 Reviews
Rosemary's lover of eight years has committed suicide. Now, her family has descended upon her house in Maine to console her. But an addled mother who plays with dolls, a moody 300-pound gay uncle, and a sister who zooms through husbands are not Rosemary's idea of a life-affirming support group. Told with poignancy and humor, this is a story of love, loss, redemption and renewal.

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User Review  - Jax - Goodreads

Just like others said, a "inner journey" book about a woman's year coping with the death of her boyfriend of 8 years. Sad, and intriguing, I felt like it was too slow paced for me. It did have very beautiful descriptions. Read full review

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User Review  - Rena Larranaga - Goodreads

I agree that reading about the quirky interactions with the main character's family was often comedic, the book itself left me wanting. I didn't form a strong relation with any of them, and kept ... Read full review


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About the author (1994)

Author Cathie Pelletier was born in Allagash, Maine in 1953. She received a B.A. from the University of Maine in 1976. She has written books under her own name and the pseudonym K. C. McKinnon. She also writes country music lyrics. She has received numerous awards including the New England Book Award for Fiction, the Distinguished Alumni Award in 1990 from the University of Maine, and the 2006 Paterson Prize. Cathie is the author of The Funeral Makers (NYTBR Notable Book), The Weight of Winter (winner of the New England Book Award), Running the Bulls (winner of the Paterson Prize for Fiction) and A year After Henry.

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