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The Air We Breathe

A Novel

by Andrea Barrett

Hardcover, 297 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $24.95 |


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Detached from the rest of the country on the eve of World War I, the tuberculosis-stricken residents of an Adirondack lakeside sanatorium are housed in accordance with their economic status and languish in their isolation before an enterprising patient initiates a weekly discussion group. By the National Book Award-winning author of Ship Fever. 60,000 first printing.

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Disease, Politics Permeate 'The Air We Breathe'

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