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by Kathryn Harrison

Author: Kathryn Harrison
Subcategory: Contemporary
Language: English
Publisher: Bard (December 1, 1998)
Pages: 271 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.8
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Kathryn Harrison's novels include Thicker than Water and Exposure, both New York Times Notable Books, and Poison, called "powerful and hypnotic" by The New York Times and "a masterpiece" by Lucy Grealy.

Kathryn Harrison's novels include Thicker than Water and Exposure, both New York Times Notable Books, and Poison, called "powerful and hypnotic" by The New York Times and "a masterpiece" by Lucy Grealy. Harrison lives in New York. Paperback: 271 pages.

Harrison describes twisted family mechanics with a stylish intensity that gives the grimness meaning.

Isabel is the troubled daughter of charismatic but reckless parents who hastily wed, divorced just as fast, and distanced themselves from each other–and their child. Left to her grandparents’ care, Isabel longs for her remote, glamorous mother and for a father who is a fading memory. Unable to control her agony, Isabel rebels in perverse and dangerous ways. Harrison describes twisted family mechanics with a stylish intensity that gives the grimness meaning. A brilliant, overheated first novel simmering with everything one wouldn’t want to know about a faily: incest, obsession, revenge. Библиографические данные. Thicker Than Water: A Novel. Random House Publishing Group, 2009.

Harrison's debut novel, Thicker than Water (1992), was critically lauded by The New York Times Newsday . In The Art of Memoir, Mary Karr dedicated a chapter, "The Public and Private Burning of Kathryn Harrison" to discussing The Kiss controversy.

Harrison's debut novel, Thicker than Water (1992), was critically lauded by The New York Times Newsday and The Boston Globe. Publisher's Weekly wrote: "Impressively in control of her material, she will be heralded as a promising new writer. In The Art of Memoir, Mary Karr dedicated a chapter, "The Public and Private Burning of Kathryn Harrison" to discussing The Kiss controversy

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Readers witness a daughter’s passionate struggle to free herself from her mother’s tyranny.

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Left in her grandparents' care after her parents' whirlwind marriage and divorce, Isabel longs for the parents who abandoned her, until her unhappiness erupts into a perverse and dangerous rebellion. Reprint.