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A perceptive, moving and funny novel about family life, love a; Reading someone else's e-mail is a quiet, clean enterprise. There is no pitter-pattering around the room, no opening and closing the desk drawers, no percussive creasing as you draw the paper from the envelope and unfold it...In and out of the files, no trace. It could be the work of a ghost, this electronic eavesdropping. Seventeen-year-old Henry Shaw learns of his mother's passionate affair when he stumbles across her e-mail correspondence with her lover. His image of her is shattered, but he cannot resist his electronic eavesdropping. Henry's younger sister, Elvira, is scornful of technology, stuck as she is in 1862 with her Civil War infantry regiment. For Elvira, much to her mother's sorrow and her historian father's pride, is a hardcore Civil War re-enactor. Displaced from Vermont to Chicago, each member of the Shaw family finds their dreams hard to realize and their expectations of life turned on their head. Disobedience is a compassionate, sharp, wicked and utterly contemporary novel about families, love and loyalty by a major literary talent.

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When 17-year-old Henry Shaw accidently stumbles into his mother's e-mail file and finds her confession of infidelity, his image of her is shattered. Unable to resist further eavesdropping, the consequences on family life are irrevocable.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780552998901
Author:
HAMILTON, JANE
Publisher:
Libri
Location:
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Edition Description:
NEW ED
Publication Date:
20020101
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
198 x 129 in.

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"Synopsis" by , When 17-year-old Henry Shaw accidently stumbles into his mother's e-mail file and finds her confession of infidelity, his image of her is shattered. Unable to resist further eavesdropping, the consequences on family life are irrevocable.
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