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The Lake Shore Limited

(2010)
A novel by

 
 
Four unforgettable characters beckon you into this spellbinding new novel from the author of last year's explosive New York Times best seller The Senator's Wife.

First among them is Wilhelmina - Billy - Gertz, small as a child, fiercely independent, powerfully committed to her work as a playwright. The novel centers around her play, The Lake Shore Limited, about the terrorist bombing of that train - and about a man waiting to hear the fate of his estranged wife who is traveling on it. How Billy comes to write the play out of her own painful conflicts and ambivalence, how it is then created anew by the actors and the director, how the performance itself touches and changes the other characters' lives - these form the vital core of a story that drives the novel compulsively forward.

There's not a wasted word in this tour de force about the dislocations wrought in our lives by accidents of fate and time, and about how we try to make peace with whom we become in the face of circumstances beyond our control.

Genre: General Fiction

Praise for this book

"Subtle and truthful." - Sadie Jones


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April 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Lake Shore Limited
Author(s): Sue Miller
ISBN: 1-4448-0620-3 / 978-1-4448-0620-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Charnwood
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April 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Lake Shore Limited
Author(s): Sue Miller
ISBN: 0-307-26421-1 / 978-0-307-26421-3 (USA edition)
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July 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Lake Shore Limited
Author(s): Sue Miller
ISBN: 1-4088-0988-5 / 978-1-4088-0988-4 (UK edition)
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May 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Lake Shore Limited (Vintage Contemporaries)
Author(s): Sue Miller
ISBN: 0-307-27670-8 / 978-0-307-27670-4 (USA edition)
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March 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Lake Shore Limited
Author(s): Sue Miller
ISBN: 1-4088-0733-5 / 978-1-4088-0733-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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April 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Lake Shore Limited (Random House Large Print)
Author(s): Sue Miller
ISBN: 0-7393-7765-5 / 978-0-7393-7765-9 (USA edition)
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March 2010 : UK Paperback

Title: The Lake Shore Limited
Author(s): Sue Miller
ISBN: 1-4088-0735-1 / 978-1-4088-0735-4 (UK edition)
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April 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Lake Shore Limited
Author(s): Sue Miller
ISBN: 0-307-71511-6 / 978-0-307-71511-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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April 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Lake Shore Limited
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April 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Lake Shore Limited
Author(s): Sue Miller
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2000 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Lake Shore Limited
Author(s): Sue Miller (Narrator) Sue Miller (Author)
ISBN: 0-307-71513-2 / 978-0-307-71513-5 (USA edition)
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July 2010 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Lake Shore
Author(s): Sue Miller
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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March 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Lake Shore Limited
Author(s): Sue Miller
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