Difficult Women (Heftet)

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2017
Antall sider: 272
Forlag: Little, Brown Book Group
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781472152770
Kategori: Noveller, lyrikk og drama
Omtale Difficult Women
The women in these stories live lives of privilege and of poverty, are in marriages both loving and haunted by past crimes or emotional blackmail. A pair of sisters, grown now, have been inseparable ever since they were abducted together as children, and must negotiate the elder sister's marriage. A woman married to a twin pretends not to realize when her husband and his brother impersonate each other. A stripper putting herself through college fends off the advances of an overzealous customer. A black engineer moves to Upper Michigan for a job and faces the malign curiosity of her colleagues and the difficulty of leaving her past behind.

From a girls' fight club to a wealthy subdivision in Florida where neighbors conform, compete, and spy on each other, Gay delivers a wry, beautiful, haunting vision of modern America.

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