The Snow Fox by Susan Fromberg Schaeffer
A Novel

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At the dawn of 25 years of civil war, the beautiful but cruel poet Lady Utsu wages war with mens hearts, and falls in love with devoted samurai Matsuhito. Their epic romance resumes decades later, when they are reunited as vagrants through a mystical connection to a pair of snow foxes.

About Susan Fromberg Schaeffer

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Susan Fromberg Schaeffer is a professor at the University of Chicago.
Published February 1, 2004 by W. W. Norton & Company. 448 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Fiction

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But Lady Utsu pays little heed—she has seduced Matsuhito, Lord Norimasa’s samurai retainer.

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When Utsu falls in love again, with Norimasa's protégé, the samurai Matsuhito, she flees the palace.

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San Francisco Chronicle

Lady Utsu is at the center of Susan Fromberg Schaeffer's highly atmospheric, deeply frustrating novel "The Snow Fox."

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