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Picturing Will

Picturing Will

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Written by Ann BeattieAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Ann Beattie

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
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  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: January 2, 1991
  • Price: $15.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-73194-8 (0-679-73194-6)
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Picturing Will, the widely acclaimed new novel by Ann Beattie, unravels the complexities of a postmodern family. There's Will, a curious five-year-old who listens to the heartbeat of a plant through his toy stethoscope; Jody, his mother, a photographer poised on the threshold of celebrity; Mel, Jody’s perfect—perhaps too perfect—lover; and Wayne, the rather who left Will without warning and now sees his infrequent visits as a crimp in his bedhopping. Beattie shows us how these lives intersect, attract, and repel one another with dazzling shifts and moments of heartbreaking directness.