Publisher description for In the Lake of the Woods / Tim O'Brien.
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First published to critical acclaim by Houghton Mifflin, Tim O'Brien's
celebrated classic In the Lake of the Woods now returns to the house
in a gorgeous new Mariner paperback edition. This riveting novel of love
and mystery from the author of The Things They Carried examines the
lasting impact of the twentieth century's legacy of violence and warfare,
both at home and abroad. When long-hidden secrets about the atrocities
he committed in Vietnam come to light, a candidate for the U.S. Senate
retreats with his wife to a lakeside cabin in northern Minnesota. Within
days of their arrival, his wife mysteriously vanishes into the watery
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Married people -- Fiction.
Missing persons -- Fiction.
Politicians -- Fiction.
Minnesota -- Fiction.