Triangle

A Novel

Katharine Weber

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By the time she dies at age 106, Esther Gottesfeld, the last survivor of the Triangle Shirtwaist fire, has told the story of that day many times. But her own role remains mysterious: How did she survive? Are the gaps in her story just common mistakes, or has she concealed a secret over the years? As her granddaughter seeks the real story in the present day, a zealous feminist historian bears down on her with her own set of conclusions, and Esther's voice vies with theirs to reveal the full meaning of the tragedy.
 
A brilliant chronicle of the event that stood for ninety years as New York's most violent disaster, Triangle forces us to consider how we tell our stories, how we hear them, and how history is forged from unverifiable truths.

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"Extraordinary . . . Triangle is a strange, haunting and utterly compelling work that will linger long, like smoke after a fire."--The Baltimore Sun
 
"A thing of beauty. . . . A structurally dazzling novel whose formal acrobatics have a purpose beyond their own cleverness. That is, to make readers feel anew the tragedy of the Triangle fire."--Maureen Corrigan, NPR's Fresh Air
 
"Katharine Weber's crackerjack historical mystery, may be the most effective 9/11 novel yet written--and it isn't even about 9/11."--Entertainment Weekly

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Katharine Weber

Katharine Weber is the author of three novels. Her paternal grandmother finished buttonholes for the Triangle Shirtwaist Company in 1909. She lives in Connecticut.

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Triangle
A Novel
Katharine Weber

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Picador
May 2007
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312426149
ISBN10: 0312426143
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 256 pages
$16.00

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
February 2011
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429994750
ISBN10: 1429994754
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 256 pages
$9.99
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