Anita Shreve, author of ‘The Pilot’s Wife,’ dies at 71

Anita Shreve, the best-selling novelist who explored how women responded to crises past and present in her native New England in favorites such as “The Pilot’s Wife,” ″Testimony” and “The Weight of Water,” has died. She was 71.

Publisher Alfred A. Knopf said Shreve, who had been battling cancer,… – Los Angeles Times