Self-Portrait with Ghosts
When her brother commits suicide, a single mother must take an entirely new look at his life--and her own. Dwyer's quietly profound novel frames one man's descent into depression. . . . Simply an outstanding writer, Dwyer handles the poetic and tragic modes with equal skill.--Booklist.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Eliz12 - LibraryThing
Disappointing book. Certainly the best-written, though most painful episodes deal with the suicide of Luke. He was really the only interesting and likable character. He dies - and then everything works out for everyone else in the family. Awful ending. Read full review
SELF-PORTRAIT WITH GHOSTSUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A series of too-quickly-resolved dilemmas make this story about familial repression more like a manual: how to grow emotionally without breaking a sweat. Dwyer (The Tracks of Angels, 1994) documents ... Read full review