Doubleday

9780385547079

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The Crane Wife

In The Crane Wife, CJ Hauser excavates her past loves and losses, thoughtfully examines their aftermath and declares the pain of love to be worth the risk.

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Review of ‘The Crane Wife’

Ten days after ending her engagement, CJ Hauser (Family of Origin) joined a scientific expedition to study cranes. She felt like a fraud: Should a person take such a trip days after a relationship's end? Should a writer—a novelist, no less—take up space on a scientific excursion?

As she wrestles with…

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