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Fire and Water A Suspense-Filled Story of Art, Love, Passion, and Madness

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ISBN-10: 193831414X

ISBN-13: 9781938314148

Edition: 2013

Authors: Betsy Graziani Fasbinder

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Only in the glaring light of hindsight does Kate Murphy understand that she was groomed for the path she’s taken. Raised by a widowed dad and a misshapen, sometimes comical trio of parental surrogates from Murphy’s Pub, her father’s Irish bar in San Francisco, Kate learned secrecy as a way of protecting those she loves. Kate’s well-meaning family has hidden bitter truths about her mother’s mental illness and death. Once this thread of family deception is pulled, the rest of Kate’s family history unravels. Shaken by the family secrets uncovered, Kate turns to her best friend, Mary K, a hard-edged aspiring surgeon from Queens who doesn’t miss a thing and names bull when she sees it. Kate…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: She Writes Press
Publication date: 2/14/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.70" wide x 8.60" long x 1.20" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

In both her works of memoir and fiction, Betsy Graziani Fasbinder explores the unending complications of people living, working, and loving one another. As a practicing therapist for more than twenty years, she has been witness to the heartbreak, healing, and heroism of people from all walks of life. She strives to create stories that bring the emotional truths she’s experienced and observed to the pages in all of her writing. Betsy has been awarded the Floyd Salas Award for Fiction, and has been honored with a Jack London award and two East of Eden awards for both fiction and memoir pieces. Four of her works have been produced as Readers’ Theater in the historic Nevada…