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A Wedding in December

by Anita Shreve

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A Wedding in December by Anita Shreve
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  • Published in USA  Oct 2005
    336 pages
    Genre: Novels

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The author of the New York Times bestseller Light on Snow returns with a powerful new novel about old friends, a wedding, and a gathering that will change their lives.

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'Shreve's plot, characters and dialogue are predictable, she sure-handedly steers everyone through their inward dramas, and the actions they take (and don't) are Hollywood satisfying.' - PW.

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Anita Shreve Author Biography

Anita Shreve grew up in Dedham, Massachusetts. Her approimately 20 novels include The Pilot's Wife, The Weight of Water, Eden Close, Strange Fits of Passion, Where or When, and Resistance.

Anita Shreve began writing fiction while working as a high school teacher after graduating from Tufts University. Although one of her first published stories, "Past the Island, Drifting," was awarded an O. Henry Prize in 1975, Shreve felt she couldn't make a living as a fiction writer so she became a journalist. She traveled to Africa and spent three years in Kenya, writing articles that appeared in magazines such as Quest, US, and Newsweek. Back in the United States, she turned to raising her children and writing freelance articles for magazines. Shreve later expanded two of these ...

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