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Initial post: 22 Nov 2012 12:34:02 GMT
It was a short novel (American, I think) about a woman who leaves her husband and moves near the sea. She starts a new life and works in a fish processing plant. I think she starts to write as well. May well be based on a true story.

In reply to an earlier post on 26 Nov 2012 12:26:09 GMT
Jadi says:
Sounds a bit Anne Tyler-ish?

Posted on 26 Nov 2012 12:33:35 GMT
I was thinking Anne Tyler too, think it maybe Ladder of Years.

Posted on 26 Nov 2012 16:04:57 GMT
Dan Holloway says:
or Annie Proulx? Sounds sort of like The Shipping News?

In reply to an earlier post on 27 Nov 2012 07:36:42 GMT
Thanks, Jadi. Not her though, but I know what you mean. And a pretty short book.

In reply to an earlier post on 30 Nov 2012 16:36:10 GMT
abby says:
This sounds a lot like "A Year By The Sea" by Joan Anderson although that's non-fiction and it was a fish shop as opposed to a processing plant that she worked at.

In reply to an earlier post on 2 Dec 2012 11:54:08 GMT
Abby, thanks so much for that. I believe you're right. I've passed the details on and that seems to fit the bill. Case closed!

Posted on 10 Dec 2012 23:46:12 GMT
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In reply to an earlier post on 12 Dec 2012 15:27:00 GMT
Bic says:
My immediate thought, too.

Posted on 12 Dec 2012 18:24:12 GMT
Is it called Sea Town?
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