Bestselling Author Vendela Vida
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The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty
A woman travels to Casablanca, Morocco, on mysterious business. While checking into her hotel, the woman is robbed of her wallet and passport--all of her money and identification. Though the police investigate, the woman senses an undercurrent of complicity between the hotel staff and the authorities--she knows she'll never recover her possessions. Stripped of her identity, she feels burdened by the crime yet strangely liberated by her sudden freedom to be anyone she chooses. Told with vibrant, lush detail and a wicked sense of humor, The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty is part literary mystery, part psychological thriller--an unforgettable novel that explores free will, power, and a woman's right to choose not her past, not her present, but certainly her future. This is Vendela Vida's most assured and ambitious novel yet.
ABOUT Vendela Vida
Vendela Vida is the author of four previous books, including Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name and The Lovers, and a founding editor of The Believer magazine. Vida is the winner of the Kate Chopin Award, given to a writer whose female protagonist choses an unconventional path, and two of her novels have been New York Times Notable Books of the Year. Can't make it to the event? You can order a signed, personalized copy of this book. We ship worldwide. Simply write "SIGNED COPY" and the name for the personalizations in the Comments field during checkout. Thank you for supporting Vendela Vida and your local independent bookstore!
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