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The shadow catcher

Author: Marianne Wiggins
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007.
Series: Book club kit.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
Narratives from two different eras intertwine: the fraught passion between turn-of-the-twentieth-century icon Edward Curtis (1868-1952) and his muse-wife, Clara; and a twenty-first-century journey of redemption. Narrated in the first person by a reimagined writer named Marianne Wiggins, the novel begins in Hollywood, where top producers are eager to sentimentalize the complicated life of Edward Curtis as a sunny  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
General fiction
Historical fiction
Domestic fiction
Biographical fiction
Portraits Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wiggins, Marianne.
Shadow catcher.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007
Named Person: Edward S Curtis; Edward S Curtis
Material Type: Biography, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marianne Wiggins
ISBN: 9780743265201 0743265203 9780743265218 0743265211
OCLC Number: 104874705
Awards: NBCC Award. Fiction. Nominees.
Description: 323 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Series Title: Book club kit.
Responsibility: Marianne Wiggins.
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Following her National Book Award finalist Evidence of Things Unseen, Marianne Wiggins turns her extraordinary literary imagination to the American West, where the life of legendary photographer  Read more...


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"Wiggins writes with a feverish brilliance...close to prophetic brilliance." -- Los Angeles Times Book Review "Marianne Wiggins dares to make fictions that stand in the face of heart-cracking Read more...

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