Mrs. Kimble

Mrs. Kimble

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Baker & Taylor
Follows twenty-five years in the life of charismatic opportunist Ken Kimble as seen through the eyes of his three wives, from Birdie, who struggles with his abandonment; to heiress Joan, who is recovering from a personal loss; to Dinah, who suffers from an unhappy past. A first novel. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.

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“Beautiful, devastating and complex.” —Chicago Tribune

The award-winning debut novel from Jennifer Haigh, author of BakerTowers, The Condition, and Faith, tells the story of Birdie, Joan,and Dinah, three women who marry the same charismatic, predatory, and enigmaticopportunist: Ken Kimble. Resonating with emotional intensity and narrativeinnovation reminiscent of Ann Patchett’s Bel Canto, Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible, and Zora Neale Hurston’s TheirEyes Were Watching God, Haigh’s Mrs. Kimble is a timeless story ofgrief, passion, heartache, deception, and the complex riddle of love.

Baker
& Taylor

Follows twenty-five years in the life of Ken Kimble as seen through the eyes of his three wives.

Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780060509408
0060509406
9780060509392
0060509392
Characteristics: 394 p. ; 24 cm

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ohiostatefan
Jul 14, 2013

Since reading Haigh's first novel I've made sure to read everything she's published.

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