Mother Daughter Widow Wife

By Robin Wasserman

From the author of Girls on Fire comes a “sharp and soulful and ferociously insightful” (Leslie Jamison) novel centered around a woman with no memory, the scientists studying her, and the daughter who longs to understand.


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Exploring the intricacies of identity and memory, Mother Daughter Widow Wife is a powerful investigation of who, and what, a woman can become. A vivid examination of the iconic roles of mother, daughter, widow, and wife, this unforgettable novel traces the journey of a woman with no memory of her past – Wendy Doe, subject of experimental observation at the Meadowlark Institute for Memory Research – the daughter she left behind, and the research assistant who becomes fascinated with her plight. A jaw-dropping, multivoiced story of discovery, reckoning, and reclamation, Mother Daughter Widow Wife is an ambitious inquiry into selfhood by an enthralling and expert storyteller.

Category: Genre: Fiction sku: 9781982139506

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Weight 9.45 oz
Dimensions 5.5 × 1 × 8.25 in