The Female Persuasion

by

Meg Wolitzer

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Zee Eisenstat’s mother’s law clerk. When Zee begins travelling to the city under the guise of seeing Broadway shows in order to attend lesbian bars, she runs into Linda at one of these “watering holes.” Months later, when Linda is fired for stealing office supplies from Zee’s mother’s office, she outs Zee by telling her mother that Zee has been frequenting lesbian bars.
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Linda Mariani Character Timeline in The Female Persuasion

The timeline below shows where the character Linda Mariani appears in The Female Persuasion. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 7
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...feel herself being watched, and when she turned around, she saw her parents’ law clerk, Linda, pushing through the crowd of women toward her. Linda was excited and happy to see... (full context)
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...Wendy knew what Franny had been up to, because that afternoon she’d fired her secretary, Linda, for stealing office supplies. In retaliation, Linda outed Franny to Wendy, and urged Wendy to... (full context)