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So Long At the Fair

(2008)
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In SO LONG AT THE FAIR, Christina Schwarz explores the lure of new attraction, the pull of long-established love, and the lengths people will go to satisfy their deepest desires. Like Drowning Ruth, it weaves past and present into a richly textured portrait of the secrets and deceptions that simmer beneath everyday life in a small midwestern town.

In the summer of 1963, a plot for revenge destroys a career, a friendship, and a family. The consequences of the scandalous event continue to reverberate, touching the next generation. Thirty years later, over the course of one day, Jon struggles to decide whether to end his affair or his marriage. His wife, moving closer to discovering his adultery, becomes involved with an older man mysteriously connected to their families' past. And Jon's mistress is courted by a suitor who is alternately comic and menacing. As relationships among the characters ebb and flow on that July day, Schwarz illuminates the ties that bind people together—and the risks they take in the name of love.

The New York Times called Drowning Ruth, “Powerful...[a] chilling, precocious good start to a new novelist's career.” With SO LONG AT THE FAIR, Schwarz fulfills that promise and emerges as one of the best novelists writing today.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

November 2008 : USA Library Binding
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Title: So Long at the Fair (Readers Circle)
Author(s): Christina Schwarz
ISBN: 1-60285-313-4 / 978-1-60285-313-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point Pub
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July 2008 : UK Hardback
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Title: So Long At The Fair
Author(s): Christina Schwarz
ISBN: 0-7553-0791-7 / 978-0-7553-0791-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline Review
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July 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: So Long at the Fair: A Novel
Author(s): Christina Schwarz
ISBN: 0-385-51029-2 / 978-0-385-51029-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

July 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: So Long at the Fair
Author(s): Christina Schwarz
ISBN: 0-307-27549-3 / 978-0-307-27549-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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February 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: So Long At The Fair
Author(s): Christina Schwarz
ISBN: 0-7553-0793-3 / 978-0-7553-0793-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline Review
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May 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: So Long At The Fair
Author(s): Christina Schwarz
ISBN: 0-7553-0792-5 / 978-0-7553-0792-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline Review
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Kindle Editions

July 2008 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: So Long at the Fair: A Novel
Author(s): Christina Schwarz
Publisher: Anchor
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