Real people

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Random House UK, Aug 4, 1998 - Fiction - 179 pages
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User Review  - Michael Vagnetti - Goodreads

Puts the "dartboards" in "art," as blocked writer bees squirm to flourish in the sealed-off hive of a country house. The most insidious pitfall seems to be valuing "writing" over "behavior" (eg ... Read full review

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User Review  - alicatstrut - Goodreads

As I reached the end, I liked the book much more than I expected to while in the middle. Lurie is gentle but also probing with her characters and she draws everything together at the end. Read full review

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Alison Lurie is the author of many highly praised novels, including "The War Between the Tates," "The Truth About Lorin Jones" (Prix Femina Etranger), and "Foreign Affairs" (Pulitzer Prize for fiction). Her most recent book was "Familiar Spirits," She teaches writing, folklore, and literature at Cornell University.

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