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In the Lake of the Woods

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  • In the Lake of the Woods (Flamingo) – Mass-market paperback (1995)
    by Tim O'Brien

    In the Lake of the Woods

    Mass-market paperback, Flamingo
    1995
    English
    320 pages

    ISBN: 0006543952
    ISBN-13: 9780006543954

    On a lake deep in the Minnesota woods, Kathy Wade comforts her husband John, a rising political star, after a devastating electoral defeat. But it is clear that something is horribly wrong between them - too much has been hidden. Then Kathy vanishes, along with their boat.

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skyprincess

Not for the Squeamish, One Fantastic Read

by skyprincess on Dec 2, 2008

John's political career is finished after it suffers a devastating defeat when stories of a Viet Nam massacre cover-up surface and are connected to him. John and his wife Kathy escape the ridicule of the public eye to their lake cabin in the deep woods of Minnesota. While at the cabin, Kathy disappears without a trace. Did she leave with her lover, flee alone, or did John, in his increasing insanity, kill her? Or are John and Kathy planning a deep woods escape across the border to Canada to live out their lives in obscurity? The story is told throughout in the voices of others. It is extremely well-written, haunting and near impossible to put down. Not for the squeamish, it is never-the-less, one fantastic read.

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Maggie1

Magic, Reality & the Vietnam War

by Maggie1 on Jan 31, 2008

What really happened to John Wade when he was a soldier in Vietnam? And what really happened to his recently-missing wife, Kathy? O'Brien's book traces John's life from childhood to present, just after John's failed bid at running for Congress. We get snippets of truth and differing perceptions as the people in John's life, from Kathy's distraught relatives to John's childhood acquaintances, offer pieces of the puzzle, sometimes only one line at a time. A great read, but not for someone who needs absolute answers about "what really happened." You'll have to decide for yourself as you read this sometimes graphic and often haunting story.

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