The Painting

by Nina Schuyler

The Painting

Hardcover, 299 pages, Workman Pub Co, List Price: $22.95 | purchase

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In 1869 Japan, a young woman escapes the confines of her arranged marriage by painting memories of her lover and secretly wrapping the painting around a ceramic pot bound for Europe, where it falls into the hands of a disenchanted young man, in the story of how the lives of four very different characters are transformed by the painting. A first novel.

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