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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Playing with fire: a novel

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With situations that modernize some classic themes, this first novel is a moving, heartfelt tale of family, friendship, love, and maturity. Reminiscent in some ways of Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead ... 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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