The Shadow Catcher
Simon & Schuster (June 3, 2008), ISBN-10: 0743265211
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 biopic: “It’s got the outdoors. It’s got adventure. It’s got the do-good element.” Yet, contrary to Curtis’s esteemed public reputation as servant to his nation, the artist was an absent husband and disappearing father. Jump to the next generation, when Marianne’s own father, John Wiggins (1920-1970), would live and die in equal thrall to the impulse of wanderlust. (Description taken from amazon.com.)
Wednesday, February 6
Book Club Discussion Group
Wednesday, March 6
Field Trip to the Studio in the Woods
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