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The Walking Tour

The Walking Tour

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Two couples -- businessman Bobby Rose and his artist wife, Carole Ridingham; his partner, Coleman Snow, and Snow's wife, Ruth Farr -- have gone on a walking tour in Wales, during which a fatal accident occurs. The question of what happened preoccupies not only an ensuing negligence trial but also the narrator, Bobby and Carole's daughter, Susan, who lives alone in her parents' house near the coast of Maine. Assisted by court transcripts, a notebook computer containing Ruth Farr's journal, and a young vagrant who has taken to camping on her doorstep, Susan lays open the moral predicament at the heart of the book: we are culpable beings, even though we live in a world of imperfect knowledge.

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Paperback Editions

November 1999 : USA Paperback
Title: The Walking Tour
Author(s): Kathryn Davis
ISBN: 0-395-94541-0 / 978-0-395-94541-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
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November 2000 : USA Paperback
Title: The Walking Tour
Author(s): Kathryn Davis
ISBN: 0-618-08238-7 / 978-0-618-08238-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mariner Books
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