Playing With Fire: A Novel

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Doubleday Religious Publishing Group, May 1, 1990 - Fiction - 303 pages
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After meeting as freshman roommates at Smith College, Lucy and Carolyn--two wealthy young women from vastly different backgrounds--become enmeshed in a lovers' triangle with Carolyn's womanizing stepfather at its core

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User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

Since this book was essentially a fictionalized account of her memoir, Slow Motion, I almost didn't bother reading it. I'm glad that I did. She really is a great writer. I'm looking forward to her ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristin Boldon - Goodreads

I liked Shapiro's memoirs Still Writing and Devotion so much I went back to her first novel about aa complicated friendship, a disastrous affair, and sudden tragedy. I was completely engaged. A compelling, well written tale. Read full review

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-->Dani Shapiro-->is the author of six books, including the novels"Black & White"and"Family History, "and the bestselling memoir"Slow Motion". Her stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Ploughshares, One Story, and have been widely anthologized. She is Director of the Sirenland Writers Conference in Positano, Italy. She lives in Connecticut.

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