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Riggs Park

Ellyn Bache

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ISBN 10: 0786282231 / ISBN 13: 9780786282234
Published by Thorndike Press
Used Condition: As New Hardcover
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Title: Riggs Park

Publisher: Thorndike Press

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

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A poignant novel about a lifelong friendship, this is the story of Barbara and Marilyn, who once shared an idyllic childhood in the modest Riggs Park neighborhood of Washington, DC. Now, at age 58, each is dealing with a crisis - Marilyn with recurrent breast cancer, Barbara with a difficult relationship with a man. Yet both feel driven to return to the old neighborhood together to solve a decades-old mystery that still haunts them. The heart-wrenching secret they discover tests their friendship. Will it also shatter the resilience that got them through the repressive social mores of the 1950s, the white flight from the city, the years of feminism and anti-feminism and child-rearing? Or will it give them the strength to move on?

About the Author:

Ellyn Bache is the award-winning author of more than a dozen books, including the novel, Safe Passage, that was made into a film starring Susan Sarandon, and a short story collection, The Value of Kindness, that won the Willa Cather Fiction Prize.

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