In Clara's Hands

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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2002 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Clara, heroine of Clara's Heart and former nanny of Will Kaplan, comes once more to his rescue. Marie Claire, Will's friend, may have been caught in the catastrophic jumbo-jet crash off Long Island. Yet, mysteriously, the airline throws her very boarding of the doomed plane into doubt. So where is she? As the conundrum looms, Will's past loves and obsessions unfold with gripping intensity—the ghost of his brother Daniel, killed in a fatal skiing accident, and the aching memories of his former lover Peter. Will and Clara are tied into a bond as strong as any blood family's, and Will needs his old nanny's wit and heart now more than ever.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Grim but tepid psychological thriller pieces together the enigma of a woman's disappearance.Will Kaplan (from Nightswimmer, 1994) has a weird talent for escaping tragedy. Previously, he and his ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bembo - LibraryThing

Clara Mayfield of the title was some twenty years ago the Jamaican housekeeper to the Kaplan family: self absorbed Mr and Mrs Kaplan, the headstrong elder son teenage Danny, and Will, a fit and ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Joseph Olshan is the award–winning author of seven novels, including Nightswimmer, Vanitas, and Clara's Heart, which was made into a film starring Whoopie Goldberg. He lives in Vermont and New York City.

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