Drowning Ruth by Christina Schwarz

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Drowning Ruth
368 pages; Doubleday

Love, loss, guilt, lies—these are the narrative strands that run throughout this deftly woven tale of three women and a shocking turn of events that changes their lives forever. Hauntingly narrated and grippingly paced, Drowning Ruth is a remarkably accomplished and mesmerizing debut.
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