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0316196772 03 02 0316196770 03 9780316196772 15 9780316196772 14 09780316196772 01 BB <b202>01</b202> <b203>An Unexpected Guest</b203> <b029>A Novel</b029> 15 9780316196772 A01 Korkeakivi, Anne 01 eng 288 FIC045000 10 FIC044000 10 FIC019000 01 01 Clare Moorhouse, the American wife of a high-ranking diplomat in Paris, is arranging an official dinner crucial to her husband's career. As she shops for fresh stalks of asparagus and works out the menu and seating arrangements, her day is complicated by the unexpected arrival of her son and a random encounter with a Turkish man, whom she discovers is a suspected terrorist.

Like Virginia Woolf did in Mrs. Dalloway, Anne Korkeakivi brilliantly weaves the complexities of an age into an act as deceptively simple as hosting a dinner party.]]


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Spouses of heads of state -- Fiction.
Americans -- France -- Paris -- Fiction.
Parties -- Fiction.
Paris (France) -- Fiction.
Wives -- Fiction.
Heads of state -- Fiction.
Mothers and sons -- Fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Redemption -- Fiction.
Secrecy -- Fiction.
Terrorists -- Fiction.
Husband and wife -- Fiction.