The Lake Shore Limited Oprah favorite Sue Miller ( The Senator's Wife ) returns with a refracted rhombus of a novel, The Lake Shore Limited , relayed via four… The Lake Shore Limited Oprah favorite Sue Miller ( The Senator's Wife ) returns with a refracted rhombus of a novel, The Lake Shore Limited , relayed via four… 2010-04-06 Fiction Knopf
Book Review

The Lake Shore Limited (2010)

The Lake Shore Limited by Sue Miller
The Lake Shore Limited by Sue Miller
EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Apr 06, 2010; Writer: Sue Miller; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: Knopf

Oprah favorite Sue Miller (The Senator's Wife) returns with a refracted rhombus of a novel, The Lake Shore Limited, relayed via four intertwined narratives. Leslie still mourns Gus, the brother she lost on 9/11; playwright Billy is the girlfriend Gus left behind. Rafe is an actor in the terrorism-themed play Billy writes to exorcise her feelings for Gus; Sam is an old friend of Leslie's, and Billy's possible suitor. For all that exposition — and for all the lean, lucid grace of Miller's prose — Lake Shore is oddly muted, interested less
 in action and revelations than in the quiet accumulation of moments. B

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Originally posted Apr 14, 2010 Published in issue #1099-1100 Apr 23, 2010 Order article reprints