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Triangle : A Novel
Triangle A Novel
Author: Katharine Weber
Esther?s granddaughter Rebecca Gottesfeld, with her partner George Botkin, an ingenious composer, seek to unravel the facts of the matter while Ruth Zion, a zealous feminist historian of the fire, bores in on them with her own mole-like agenda. A brilliant, haunting novel about one of the most terrible tragedies in early-twentieth-century Americ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780374281427
ISBN-10: 0374281424
Publication Date: 6/13/2006
Pages: 256
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  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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3.4 stars, based on 17 ratings
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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Great historical fiction about the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist fire. Loved it.
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This book is an interesting and much more cerebral take on the Triangle disaster than I was expecting. Using genetics as an overarching theme - the history of the last living survivor of the Triangle fire takes a very unusual turn. While some of the chapters about George's music were a bit overwhelming to my non-scientific mind, it was an interesting book that had me pondering after I'd turned the last page, wondering what I might have missed along the way.
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What a funny little book. A mystery involving the notorious 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York meets story about a composer who uses DNA sequences to inspire his music. It's better than the book jacket would indicate, and I especially enjoyed the parts involving the composer and his process.
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pretty good story

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