A Bigamist's Daughter Author:Alice McDermott Elizabeth Connelly sits in a New York office that looks like a real editor's, but isn't quite. Employed at a vanity press, Elizabeth watches the real world--of real struggles, passion, pain, and love--spin around her. Until one day, a young writer comes to her with a novel about a man who loves more than one woman at once. And suddenly E... more »lizabeth will be awakened from her young urban professional slumber--by a man's real touch, by a real story in search of an ending, by the unraveling of the greatest masquerade of all--in Alice McDermott's luminous novel of memory, revelation, and desire.« less
A woman who is and editor at a vanity press becomes involved with a young man who brings in a manuscript that sets off many chords in her own past. Oddly unsatisfying. I kept waiting for a payoff that didn't come.
This is an interesting read. As Elizabeth Connelly digs into the past to uncover the mystery of her father's life, she discovers the truth about herself and her relationships to the other men in her life.