By Jennifer Reese
Updated October 15, 2008 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Between Here and April

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  • Book

Elizabeth Burns, the narrator of Deborah Copaken Kogan’s uneven, engrossing novel, Between Here and April, finds herself wondering about the disappearance of a first-grade friend. But a creepy childhood mystery balloons into a larger, messier novel about sexual violence, the ”work-life balance,” and Elizabeth’s marital woes. Kogan overreaches here, but watching her do so can be pretty interesting. B

Between Here and April

type
  • Book
genre
author
  • Deborah Copaken Kogan
publisher
  • Algonquin Books

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