This is the Water

This is the Water

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At a swim meet in their quiet New England town, Annie watches as her daughters glide through the water. Her thoughts drift lazily from whether she fed her daughters enough carbs that morning to why her husband doesn't kiss her anymore, to Paul, a swim-team parent, who's taken notice of her and seems to embody everything she's beginning to think her life is missing.

When a girl on the team is murdered at a nearby highway rest stop—the same spot where Paul made a… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

Whenever the pace of the novel feels poised to accelerate, Murphy inserts ten completely dispensable pages of miscellaneous observations about swimming or life or things in general.

Yannick Murphy’s novel about a swim mom and a serial killer works surprisingly well.

This is the Water is an intriguing study of character, and of form, and it's those two things that should have you diving to read it.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Harper Perennial (July 29, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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