The Box Garden

The Box Garden

Book - 2013
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The story of a woman dancing on the edge of a difficult life
Ever since her husband left her--seemingly vanishing into thin air--Charleen Forrest has supported herself and her fifteen-year-old son on what she earns as an obscure poet and part-time gofer for an even more obscure scientific journal. But when her estranged mother remarries, prompting an unplanned reunion, Charleen finds herself moving out of her familiar existence.
A dazzling counterpoint to Shields's debut novel, Small Ceremonies , imbued with her scathing wit and dead-on observations, The Box Garden is an unforgettable portrait of a woman who finds transformation--and happiness--where she least expects it.
Publisher: New York : Open Road, 2013.
ISBN: 9781480459816
Branch Call Number: SHI
Characteristics: 218 p.

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