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Run River

Authors: Didion, Joan
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC045000, FIC066000, FIC031080
ISBN: 9780307787750, Related ISBNs: 0307787753, 0679752501, 9780307787750, 9780679752509
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 272,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

Joan Didion's electrifying first novel is a haunting portrait of a marriage whose wrong turns and betrayals are at once absolutely idiosyncratic and a razor-sharp commentary on the history of California.

Everett McClellan and his wife, Lily, are the great-grandchildren of pioneers, and what happens to them is a tragic epilogue to the pioneer experience, a story of murder and betrayal that only Didion could tell with such nuance, sympathy, and suspense.

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