House Arrest

House Arrest

by Mary Morris


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Mary Morris, called "a marvelous storyteller" by The Chicago Tribune, returns with the finest novel in her acclaimed career—a vividly etched, engrossing story of a nation, two remarkable women, and the meaning of freedom.

Taut with tension, filled with the telling observations of place and local character that grow out of her expertise as a travel writer, House Arrest is Mary Morris's richest, most powerful novel to date.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312155476
Publisher: Picador
Publication date: 05/15/1997
Edition description: REV
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Mary Morris is also the author of the novels The Night Sky, (available from Picador), Crossroads, and The Waiting Room; two travel memoirs, Nothing to Declare: Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone and Wall to Wall: From Beijing to Berlin by Rail; and the award-winning story collections Vanishing Animals and Other Stories and The Bus of Dreams. Her new story collection is The Lifeguard. Mary Morris teaches writing at Sarah Lawrence College and lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and daughter.

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House Arrest 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hah! *falls down laughing* Those are little kids, Tyler!
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