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The Lake Shore Limited
The Lake Shore Limited is a play about the terrorist bombing of that train and about a man waiting to hear the fate of his estranged wife who is traveling on it. How Billy comes to write the play out of her own painful conflicts and ambivalence, how it is then created anew by the actors and the director, how the performance itself touches and changes the other characters" lives.
|LC Classifications||PS3563.I421444 L35 2010b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||403 p. (large print)|
|Number of Pages||403|
The story itself centers on The Lake Shore Limited-a play Billy has written about an imagined terrorist bombing of that train as it pulls into Union Station in Chicago, and about a man waiting to hear the fate of his estranged wife, who is traveling on it. As mentioned before, the Lake Shore lost its flagship status when the NYC unveiled the 20th Century Limited in (which interesting predated the PRR's later flagship, the Broadway Limited by 10 years). However, the train remained an important overnight run on the New York Central.
The story itself centers on The Lake Shore Limited--a play Billy has written about an imagined terrorist bombing of that train as it pulls into Union Station in Chicago, and about a man waiting to hear the fate of his estranged wife, who is traveling on it. Billy had waited in just such a way on 9/11 to hear whether her lover, Gus, was on one. The Lake Shore Limited audiobook, by Sue Miller Four unforgettable characters beckon you into this spellbinding new novel from Sue Miller, the author of ’s heralded best seller The Senator’s Wife. First among them is Wilhelmina—Billy—Gertz, small as a child, fiercely independent, powerfully committed to .
Everyone in The Lake Shore Limited has plenty of baggage to sort out, and Miller is a master at volleying back and forth between the past and the present to reveal the rich inner and outer lives of her characters. Cutting through the chaos and confusion of daily living, she penetrates to the heart of the matter with great skill. The Lake Shore Limited Sue Miller, Author. Knopf $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES New Coronavirus Updates for the Book Biz.
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Questions for Sue Miller on The Lake Shore Limited. Q: The Lake Shore Limited takes its title from the famous train, but it is also the title of a play embedded within this novel--a play about a terrorist bombing of that train as it pulls into Union Station in Chicago, and a man waiting to hear whether his estranged wife is among the survivors /5().
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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. It’s a cold and rainy night when the main characters of The Lake Shore Limited, the ninth novel by Sue Miller, converge on a small theater in and her husband, Pierce, have driven down from their cozy home in rural Vermont to see the newest play written by Wilhelmina (Billy) Getz.
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This theme echoes throughout The Lake Shore Limited, in the play Rafe stars in and Leslie attends. A reader can't help but wonder if the same holds true for Miller as the author of this book a dizzying but intriguing type of Russian nesting doll notion.
The first leg of my train journey across the US was aboard a train called the Lake Shore Limited, which runs from New York's Penn Station to Chicago; stopping at Albany to attach to a train from Boston.
Preparation was intense, because I was giving up my apartment in. About The Lake Shore Limited. Four unforgettable characters beckon you into this spellbinding new novel from Sue Miller, the author of ’s heralded best seller The Senator’s among them is Wilhelmina—Billy—Gertz, small as a child, fiercely independent, powerfully committed to her work as a.
In “The Lake Shore Limited” we’re told that a central character, Gus, was killed on 9/ He was on one of the planes that smashed into the World Trade Center. This is a book that does. The story itself centers on The Lake Shore Limited—a play Billy has written about an imagined terrorist bombing of that train as it pulls into Union Station in Chicago, and about a man waiting to hear the fate of his estranged wife, who is traveling on it.
Billy had waited in just such a way on 9/11 to hear whether her lover, Gus, was on one. Books similar to The Lake Shore Limited The Lake Shore Limited. by Sue Miller.
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As her life touches three other unforgettable characters, Billy's play—the emotion behind its genesis and its powerful performance—forms the thread that binds them all together. A moving love story and a tale of connection and loss,The Lake Shore Limited is Sue Miller at her dazzling best/5(27).
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News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. “The Lake Shore Limited” refers to a train, and the title doubles as that of a play in the book. The novel’s dominant metaphor -- impossible to miss -- is the equation of life with theater.Get this from a library! The Lake Shore Limited.
[Sue Miller] -- That's what the play was about, she was thinking abruptly. The wish to imagine what life could be, how it could change, if you were unencumbered. Did everyone who was married do this from time to.