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Reading Anita Shreve's novel, The Pilot's Wife, is like unraveling a thread.
Even when you finish a Shreve book and you realize the plotting was implausible or the characters were undeveloped, you can still find it an enjoyable, often gripping read. I found that to be the case again with "The Pilot's Wife. Shreve is so good at drawing the reader in, at pacing and at building tension and expectations that her books are always compelling reads. It's only later that the reservations hit you.
Until now, Kathryn Lyons's life has been peaceful if unextraordinary: a satisfying job teaching high school in the New England mill town of her childhood; a picture-perfect home by the ocean; a precocious, independent-minded fifteen-year-old daughter; and a happy marriage whose occasional dull passages she attributes to the unavoidable deadening of time.
The Pilot's Wife book. But, when I heard of Anita Shreve’s passing, this book came back to the forefront of my mind, as I recalled bits and pieces of it quite vividly
The Pilot's Wife book. But, when I heard of Anita Shreve’s passing, this book came back to the forefront of my mind, as I recalled bits and pieces of it quite vividly. This novel, when it was first released, benefited greatly from the press that resulted from Oprah Winfrey’s having selected it for her book club.
Some of Shreve's Kenyan adventures also ended up in her books. That same year, CBS released The Pilot's Wife as a movie of the week starring Christine Lahti and John Heard. In the real story, they were near the top of the mountain, and Mary slipped on the ice, but the guide caught her before she fell off the edge. In Shreve's version, Mary fell off the edge and died.
Upstairs, she can hear the muted tap, tap, tapping of the keyboard and then the stuttered start of an online connection. She looks down at her wool skirt, her black tights, her sensible pumps. She looks down at her wool skirt, her black tights, her sensible pumps is afternoon, she had band practice after school and was late getting home. The three of them ate dinner in near silence - not so much from strain, she thought, as from exhaustion. Then Jack went up to his office, Mattie to her room to practice her clarinet. Kathryn was left in the kitchen
A labyrinthine tale of truth and deception from acclaimed novelist Anita Shreve Everyone believes that Maureen and Harrold English, two successful New York City journalists, have a happy, stable marriage. It's the early '70s and no one discusses or eve. Eden Close.
Reading List: The Pilot's Wife by Anita Shreve. I read this book when I was about 13 and I felt so grown up to read a book like this and an Oprah Book Club book. It was so good and I found it at my local Goodwill store. The Pilot's Wife Another excellent read Book 14 of summer 2012 :) Learn more about The Pilot's Wife in the OK Virtual Library digital collection. The Pilot's WifeNOOK Book. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Pilot's Wife by Anita Shreve at Barnes & Noble