The Mirror

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Rue Morgue Press, 1997 - Fiction - 303 pages
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Our all-time best-selling book isn't even a vintage mystery but it is perhaps one of the most beloved novels of all time. A 20-year-old Boulder girl stares into her grandmother's Chinese mirror on her wedding day in 1978, faints and comes to in her grandmother's body--in 1900--about to be married to a miner. As she moves through life, even giving birth to her own mother, she becomes known as a fairly decent seer. Had she paid more attention in school, she would have been a great one.

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User Review  - Kris_Anderson - LibraryThing

The Mirror by Marlys Millhiser is an interesting novel. Shay Garrett is twenty years old in 1978 and it is the night before her wedding to Marek Weir. Her mother is giving her an ugly old mirror as a ... Read full review

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User Review  - PhilSyphe - LibraryThing

This is one book that does live up to all the hype I’d previously heard about. Aware that the premise was two women – grandmother & granddaughter – swapping bodies via time-travel when both are aged ... Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Marlys Millhiser, a former regional vice president of the Mystery Writers of America, is the author of five previous Charlie Greene mysteries and several best-selling novels, including The Mirror. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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