A map of the world

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Bantam Books, 1995 - Fiction - 414 pages
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User Review  - wareagle78 - LibraryThing

I had a difficult time journaling this book. The story of a woman who becomes the object of a town's pain and suspicion when her best friend's daughter drowns in her pond. I thought the book was going ... Read full review

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User Review  - nancynova - LibraryThing

interesting - different than I expected. Woman jailed for a crime she didn't commit during time when she was having a breakdown, and story told from her and husband's perspective Read full review

Contents

Section 1
ii
Section 2
32
Section 3
48
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About the author (1995)

Jane Hamilton was born in 1957. She is the author of The Book of Ruth, winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award for First Fiction. A Map of the World, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year was named one of the top ten books of the year by Entertainment Weekly, Publishers Weekly, The Miami Herald, and People. Both The Book of Ruth and A Map of the World have been selections of Oprah's Book Club. A Map of the World was recently made into a major motion picture, starring Sigourney Weaver and Julianne Moore. Her work, The Short History of a Prince, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of 1998. She lives in Rochester, Wisconsin.

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