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Swimming Lessons

(2017)
A novel by

 

  • Elle's Most Anticipated Books by Women

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From the author of the award-winning and word-of-mouth sensation Our Endless Numbered Days comes an exhilarating literary mystery that will keep readers guessing until the final page.
Ingrid Coleman writes letters to her husband, Gil, about the truth of their marriage, but instead of giving them to him, she hides them in the thousands of books he has collected over the years. When Ingrid has written her final letter she disappears from a Dorset beach, leaving behind her beautiful but dilapidated house by the sea, her husband, and her two daughters, Flora and Nan.

Twelve years later, Gil thinks he sees Ingrid from a bookshop window, but he's getting older and this unlikely sighting is chalked up to senility. Flora, who has never believed her mother drowned, returns home to care for her father and to try to finally discover what happened to Ingrid. But what Flora doesn't realize is that the answers to her questions are hidden in the books that surround her. Scandalous and whip-smart, Swimming Lessons holds the Coleman family up to the light, exposing the mysterious truths of a passionate and troubled marriage.

Genre: Literary Fiction
 
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Used availability for Claire Fuller's Swimming Lessons


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Hardback Editions

June 2017 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Swimming Lessons (Thorndike Press Large Print Women's Fiction)
Author(s): Claire Fuller
ISBN: 1-4328-3866-0 / 978-1-4328-3866-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

February 2017 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Swimming Lessons
Author(s): Claire Fuller
ISBN: 1-941040-51-9 / 978-1-941040-51-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tin House Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2017 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Swimming Lessons
Author(s): Claire Fuller
ISBN: 0-241-25215-6 / 978-0-241-25215-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fig Tree
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

January 2018 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Swimming Lessons
Author(s): Claire Fuller
ISBN: 1-941040-93-4 / 978-1-941040-93-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tin House Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

October 2017 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Swimming Lessons
Author(s): Claire Fuller
ISBN: 0-241-97637-5 / 978-0-241-97637-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   

January 2017 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: Swimming Lessons
Author(s): Claire Fuller
ISBN: 1-4870-0215-7 / 978-1-4870-0215-2 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Anansi International
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2017 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Swimming Lessons
Author(s): Claire Fuller
ISBN: 0-241-25217-2 / 978-0-241-25217-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fig Tree
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

July 2017 : MP3 CD
thumbTitle: Swimming Lessons
Author(s): Claire Fuller
ISBN: 1-5436-2370-0 / 978-1-5436-2370-3
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

January 2017 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Swimming Lessons
Author(s): Claire Fuller
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

January 2017 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: Swimming Lessons
Author(s): Claire Fuller
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

February 2017 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Swimming Lessons
Author(s): Claire Fuller
Publisher: Tin House Books
Availability: Amazon   

January 2017 : Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Swimming Lessons
Author(s): Claire Fuller
Publisher: Anansi International
Availability: Amazon CA   

January 2017 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Swimming Lessons
Author(s): Claire Fuller
Publisher: Fig Tree
Availability: Amazon UK   


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