The Rose Variations (Paperback)

By Marisha Chamberlain

Soho Press, 9781569476185, 341pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2010

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Hardcover (2/1/2009)

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February 2009 Indie Next List

“Marisha Chamberlain's novel tells the story of classical musician Rose MacGregor, who weaves her way through triumphs and tribulations looking for answers, fulfillment, and the possibility of happiness. We cheer Rose as she composes her way through life in this well-written and engaging novel.”
— Ann Carlson, Harborwalk Books, Georgetown, SC
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In 1975, twenty-five-year-old Rose takes a temporary professorship at a Midwestern college, convinced that an exciting career as a composer lies ahead. Determined to be independent, she struggles with love, ambition, and the perplexing question of happiness.

About the Author

Marisha Chamberlain is a playwright, screenwriter, fiction writer, and poet. Her book of poems, Powers, won a Minnesota Voices Award. She lives in Hastings, Minnesota. This is her first novel.