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Mother daughter widow wife : a novel / Robin Wasserman.

Mother daughter widow wife : a novel / Robin Wasserman.
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ISBN 9781982139490 (hardback)
Author Wasserman, Robin author.
Title Mother daughter widow wife : a novel / Robin Wasserman.
Publisher/Date New York : Scribner, 2020.
©2020
Pagination etc. 326 pages ; 24 cm.
Summary Note Who is Wendy Doe? The woman, found on a Peter Pan Bus to Philadelphia, has no money, no ID, and no memory of who she is, where she was going, or what she might have done. She’s assigned a name and diagnosis by the state: Dissociative fugue, a temporary amnesia that could lift at any moment—or never at all. When Dr. Benjamin Strauss invites her to submit herself for experimental observation at his Meadowlark Institute for Memory Research, she feels like she has no other choice. To Dr. Strauss, Wendy is a female body, subject to his investigation and control. To Strauss’s ambitious student, Lizzie Epstein, she’s an object of fascination, a mirror of Lizzie’s own desires, and an invitation to wonder: once a woman is untethered from all past and present obligations of womanhood, who is she allowed to become?
Subject Amnesia -- Fiction
Abused women -- Fiction
Domestic fiction.
Shelf Location F WASS
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