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A reunion of ghosts : a novel

Author: Judith Claire Mitchell
Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In the vein of such classic family sagas as Fall on Your Knees, A Reunion of Ghosts is the confessional of three sisters who have decided to kill themselves on the very last day of the 20th century; in it they tell the story of a family haunted by suicide ever since the sisters' great-grandfather, a Nobel Prize-winning chemist, developed the first poison gas used in warfare and also the lethal agent used in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Claire Mitchell
ISBN: 9780062355881 0062355880 9780062355898 0062355899
OCLC Number: 883146008
Description: 382 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Judith Claire Mitchell.

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"In the vein of such classic family sagas as Fall on Your Knees, A Reunion of Ghosts is the confessional of three sisters who have decided to kill themselves on the very last day of the 20th century; in it they tell the story of a family haunted by suicide ever since the sisters' great-grandfather, a Nobel Prize-winning chemist, developed the first poison gas used in warfare and also the lethal agent used in the Third Reich's gas chambers--inspired in part by the troubled life of Fritz Haber, Nobel Prize winner and inventor of mustard gas"--

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