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"Brisk, ironic ... scalpel-sharp.... A funny, cohesive, and moving collection of stories." —The New York Times Book Review
In these tales of loss and pleasure, lovers and family, a woman learns to conduct an affair, a child of divorce dances with her mother, and a woman with a terminal illness contemplates her exit. Filled with the sharp humor, emotional acuity, and joyful language Moore has become famous for, these nine glittering tales marked the introduction of an extravagantly gifted writer.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:
Vintage
Publication Date:
2012
Series:
Vintage Contemporaries
Available in:
United States, Singapore, Canada, Austria

Format

  • Kindle Book
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  • Adobe EPUB eBook 1.7 MB

Lorrie Moore (Author)

Lorrie Moore, after many years as a professor of creative writing at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is now Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University. Moore has received honors for her work, among them the Iris...

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