The Pilot's Wife Summary
Anita Shreve

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The Pilot's Wife Summary

Despite its tense subject matter and tight plotting, The Pilot's Wife is above all the portrait of a marriage through the lens of grief and shifting realities. "How do you ever know that you know a person?" Kathryn wonders continually, thinking about how one first gets to know another by forming a picture, filling in "missing brush strokes, wait[ing] for form and color to materialize." As the novel meticulously sketches out the...

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