Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear by Katharine Weber
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Already excerpted in The New Yorker, Katherine Weber's witty first novel of attraction and deception, a tale with the sensibility of a Margaret Atwood, pulses with cultural references and word games that echo Nabokov.


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About Katharine Weber

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Katharine Weber is the author of the novels True Confections, Triangle, The Little Women, The Music Lesson, and Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear. She lives in Connecticut with her husband, the cultural historian Nicholas Fox Weber.
 
Published July 5, 2011 by Broadway Books. 288 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Harriet is not impressed with Victor, who's obviously making Anne unhappy, but when Harriet tries to help, Anne insists that she herself is the ``monster.'' Meantime, both women recall the terrible losses of their childhoods: Anne discovered her mother's dead body, and her father was haunted by t...

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Weber's first novel shifts between past and present as a young photographer tries to rescue her best friend from a destructive affair.

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Harriet must leave the tiny apartment each day from 12 to 2 so that Anne and her married lover, Victor, can occupy the special bed Anne bought to accommodate his aged back.

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