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Schroder : a novel

Author: Amity Gaige
Publisher: New York : Twelve, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Attending summer camp as a boy, Erik Schroder -- a first generation East German immigrant -- adopts the name of Eric Kennedy, a fateful white lie that will set him on an improbable and ultimately tragic course"--Jacket flap.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Road fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amity Gaige
ISBN: 9781455512133 1455512133 9781455512126 1455512125
OCLC Number: 785786661
Description: 272 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Amity Gaige.

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"Attending summer camp as a boy, Erik Schroder -- a first generation East German immigrant -- adopts the name of Eric Kennedy, a fateful white lie that will set him on an improbable and ultimately tragic course"--Jacket flap.

A lyrical and deeply affecting novel recounting the seven days a father spends on the road with his daughter after kidnapping her during a parental visit. Eric Schroder brings his daughter, Meadow, to Lake Champlain, Vermont, in an attempt to outrun the authorities amid a heated custody battle with his wife-- who will soon discover that her husband is not who he says he is. A deftly imagined novel on the many identities we take on in our lives-- those we are born with and those we construct for ourselves.

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