Early Morning Riser Summary
Katherine Heiny

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Early Morning Riser Overview

Katherine Heiny's novel, Early Morning Riser, is the story of Jane, a young teacher who moves to a small town and immediately falls in love with the local philanderer, Duncan. When Duncan makes it clear he does not plan to ever marry again, their romance comes to a dead end. Several years later, it is rekindled. Though Jane plans to be happy with their relationship as it is, circumstances and people change. After Jane and Duncan marry, they take in a man with developmental disabilities and create a family, complete with all the ups and downs of family life in a small town. The novel's main themes are building relationships, life in a small town, and coming of age.

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