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The Rose Variations

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Publisher Comments:

“Enthralling. . . . Chamberlain’s ear is finely attuned to every nuance of The Rose Variations, a novel graced by a profound respect for the humble particulars of life.”—The New York Times Book Review

In 1975, twenty-five-year-old Rose takes a temporary professorship at a Midwestern college, convinced that an exciting career as a composer lies ahead. Determined to be independent, she struggles with love, ambition, and the perplexing question of happiness.

Marisha Chamberlain is a playwright, screenwriter, fiction writer, and poet. Her book of poems, Powers, won a Minnesota Voices Award. She lives in Hastings, Minnesota. This is her first novel.

Synopsis:

A novel about the search for that elusive balance between career and love, security and independence.

Synopsis:

In 1975, twenty-five-year-old Rose takes a temporary professorship at a Midwestern college, convinced that an exciting career as a composer lies ahead. Determined to be independent, she struggles with love, ambition, and the perplexing question of happiness.

About the Author

Marisha Chamberlain is a playwright, poet, fiction writer, essayist, and screenwriter. Her work has won the CBS/Dramatists Guild National Award and Best of American Public Television at the British Film Institute and appeared in numerous literary magazines and anthologies. Her book of poems, Powers, won a Minnesota Voices Award. She lives in Hastings, Minnesota. This is her first novel.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781569476185
Publisher:
Soho Press
Subject:
Romance - General
Author:
Chamberlain, Marisha
Subject:
Literary
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x .89 in 1.0625 lb

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A novel about the search for that elusive balance between career and love, security and independence.
"Synopsis" by , In 1975, twenty-five-year-old Rose takes a temporary professorship at a Midwestern college, convinced that an exciting career as a composer lies ahead. Determined to be independent, she struggles with love, ambition, and the perplexing question of happiness.
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