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The Weight of Water

ISBN13: 9780316789974
ISBN: 0316789976
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $28.0
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Published Date:
Edition 1st
Pages: 256
Average Goodreads rating: 3.64/5 (151 ratings)

A newspaper photographer, Jean, researches the lurid and sensational ax murder of two women in 1873 as an editorial tie-in with a brutal modern double murder. (Can you guess which one?) She discovers a cache of papers that appear to give an account of the murders by an eyewitness. The plot weaves between the narrative of the eyewitness and Jean's private struggle with jealousies and suspicions as her marriage teeters. A rich, textured novel.