The Bookseller Symbols & Objects

Cynthia Swanson
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Lars’ Bad Heart

Lars’ bad heart is the object that causes the split in Katharyn’s life after the death of her parents. She makes up a life for herself in which Lars died of a heart attack the night after they first spoke on the phone with each other. In this life her parents did not die. Lars first mentions his bad heart to Katharyn during their phone conversation in Chapter 2.

Lars’ Obituary

Lars’ obituary, which Kitty finds so easily in the library archives, is a symbol of his death. It is all the proof Kitty needs to prove to herself at first that her life with Lars is a figment of her imagination. This obituary appears in Chapter 5.

Rosemary Clooney Song Hey There

The Rosemary Clooney song Hey There is a symbol of Lars and Kathryn’s relationship. The song was playing on the radio...

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