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We Are Water

A Novel

By Wally author Lamb

We Are Water is a disquieting and ultimately uplifting novel about a marriage, a family, and human resilience in the face of tragedy, from Wally Lamb, the New York Times bestselling author of The Hour I First Believed and I Know This Much Is True.

After 27 years of marriage and three children, Anna Oh—wife, mother, outsider artist—has fallen in love with Viveca, the wealthy Manhattan art dealer who orchestrated her success. They plan to wed in the Oh family’s hometown of Three Rivers in Connecticut. But the wedding provokes some very mixed reactions and opens a Pandora’s Box of toxic secrets—dark and painful truths that have festered below the surface of the Ohs’ lives.

We Are Water is a layered portrait of marriage, family, and the inexorable need for understanding and connection, told in the alternating voices of the Ohs—nonconformist, Anna; her ex-husband, Orion, a psychologist; Ariane, the do-gooder daughter, and her twin, Andrew, the rebellious only son; and free-spirited Marissa, the youngest. It is also a portrait of modern America, exploring issues of class, changing social mores, the legacy of racial violence, and the nature of creativity and art.

With humor and compassion, Wally Lamb brilliantly captures the essence of human experience and the ways in which we search for love and meaning in our lives.

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We are water : a novel

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Format: Book
Author: Lamb, Wally author
Summary: Anna Oh, a middle-age wife, mother and artist, divorces her husband after 27 years of marriage to marry Vivica, the Manhattan art dealer who orchestrated her professional success.
Title: We are water : a novel / Wally Lamb.
Publisher Date: New York, NY : Harper, c2013.
Subject: Women artists -- Fiction Lesbians -- Fiction Same-sex marriage -- Fiction. Divorce -- Fiction Parent and adult child -- Fiction Race relations -- Fiction Social classes -- Fiction Connecticut -- Fiction
Isbn: 9780061941023 0061941026
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 7
Call Number: F Lamb
Oclc: 857597531
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Bib Id: 455591

Format: Book
Author: Lamb, Wally author.
Summary: Anna Oh, a middle-age wife, mother and artist, divorces her husband after 27 years of marriage to marry Vivica, the Manhattan art dealer who orchestrated her professional success.
Title: We are water : a novel / Wally Lamb.
Edition: First edition.
Publisher, Date: New York, NY : Harper, c2013.
Description: 564 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects: Women artists -- Fiction
Subjects: Lesbians -- Fiction
Subjects: Same-sex marriage -- Fiction.
Subjects: Divorce -- Fiction
Subjects: Parent and adult child -- Fiction
Subjects: Race relations -- Fiction
Subjects: Social classes -- Fiction
Subjects: Connecticut -- Fiction
ISBN: 9780061941023
ISBN: 0061941026
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 7
Call Number: F Lamb