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Misconception: A Novel
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Cedar Rivers is on a strange errand. A doctor sidelined into the strange world of the first dot-com boom, he has come to Albany, New York, in between business in Iceland and home in Silicon Valley, to meet a woman he hasn’t seen in twenty years. Then a Chuck Taylorshod proto-Goth with chipped black nail polish, Kat is now a literary up-and-comer who needs Cedar to vet her memoiran account of the summer they were sweethearts. As if that weren’t enough, she’s written parts of it from his point of view. Through an intense weekend in a snowed-in motel room, Cedar and Kat relive their most painful memories: Before they had a chance at first love, Kat’s mother and her new fiancé dragged Kat off on a family trip. Kat returned with a secret, one whichwhen she shared it with Cedarset off a series of drastically miscalculated assumptions that dominoed into a moment of startling tragedy. Misconception is a startlingly original debut novela smart and provocative coming-of-age story, and a fresh and witty comment on the unreliability of memory and storytellingthat establishes Ryan Boudinot as one of the most promising talents of his generation.
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Cedar Rivers has come to upstate New York, to help Kat Daniels, by vetting her memoir, an account of the summer they were sweethearts.
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