The Bubble Reputation Author:Cathie Pelletier Following her lover's suicide, Rosemary turns to her circle of family and friends in the small world of Bixley, Maine, where she is coaxed out of her cocoon by her gay uncle, her garrulous sister, and an old college roommate. — Full of powerful scenes and down home wisdom, this novel is the story of Rosemary O'Neal and her northern Mine family, i... more »ncluding her slightly daft mother, garrulous sister Miriam who wears only green, and gay Uncle Bishop, a 300 pound know-it-all whose current boyfriend has a penchant for ladies' shoes. Add to this confusion a former college roommate, Lizzie, who uses Rosemary's house to hide from her husband and rendezvous with her lover.
Rosemary had lived for eight years with William in a big, rambling house in Maine. Then William committed suicide on a trip to London, leaving Rosemary with a lot of questions, anger, and no way to say good-bye.« less