A Ship Made Of Paper: A Novel

Paperback | February 17, 2009

byScott Spencer

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Daniel Emerson lives with Kate Ellis, and he is like a father to her daughter, Ruby. But he cannot control his desire for Iris Davenport, the African-American woman whose son is Ruby's best friend. During a freak October blizzard, Daniel is stranded at Iris's house, and they begin a sexual liaison that eventually imperils all their relationships, Daniel's profession, their children's well-being, their own race-blindness, and their view of themselves as essentially good people.

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Daniel Emerson lives with Kate Ellis, and he is like a father to her daughter, Ruby. But he cannot control his desire for Iris Davenport, the African-American woman whose son is Ruby's best friend. During a freak October blizzard, Daniel is stranded at Iris's house, and they begin a sexual liaison that eventually imperils all their rel...

Scott Spencer is the author of nine previous novels, includingA Ship Made of Paper,Waking the Dead, and the international bestsellerEndless Love. He has written forRolling Stone, theNew York Times,The New Yorker,GQ, andHarper’s, and has taught writing at Columbia University, the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Williams College, a...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.86 inPublished:February 17, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061367443

ISBN - 13:9780061367441

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“A searching study of the chaotic side of love.”