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The Dive From Clausen's Pier by Ann Packer HCDJ Fiction Young women Wisconsin

The Dive From Clausen's Pier by Ann Packer HCDJ Fiction Young women Wisconsin

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A riveting novel about loyalty and self-knowledge, and the conflict between who we want to be to others and who we must be for ourselves.

Carrie Bell has lived in Wisconsin all her life. She's had the same best friend, the same good relationship with her mother, the same boyfriend, Mike, now her fianc?for as long as anyone can remember. It's with real surprise she finds that, at age twenty-three, her life has begun to feel suffocating. She longs for a change, an upheaval, for a chance to begin again.

That chance is granted to her, terribly, when Mike is injured in an accident. Now Carrie has to question everything she thought she knew about herself and the meaning of home. She must ask: How much do we owe the people we love? Is it a sign of strength or of weakness to walk away from someone in need?

The Dive from Clausen's Pier reminds us how precarious our lives are and how quickly they can be divided into before and after, whether by random accident or by the force of our own desires. It begins with a disaster that could happen, out of the blue, in anybody's life, and it forces us to ask how we would bear up in the face of tragedy and what we know, or think we know, about our deepest allegiances. Elegantly written and ferociously paced, emotionally nuanced and morally complex, The Dive from Clausen's Pier marks the emergence of a prodigiously gifted new novelist.


Binding: Hardcover book with dust jacket
Copyright: 2002
Fourth printing, June 2002
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Numbered pages: 369
Dimensions in inches: Approx. 6 3/8 x 9 1/2

Dust jacket shows overall surface rubbing and some creasing, particularly along the edges and at the head and heel of the spine. Bottom edges of book are rubbed and head and heel of spine are creased as well. Text has no notes, underlining or highlighting.

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