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A re-release of a National Book Award finalist debut collection by the author of Because They Wanted To follows such themes as dislocation and longing in a series of tales that... Read more
A re-release of a National Book Award finalist debut collection by the author of Because They Wanted To follows such themes as dislocation and longing in a series of tales that reflect the experiences of a disenchanted and rebellious urban-fringe generation. Reprint.
Mary Gaitskill's novel, Veronica, was nominated for a 2005 National Book Award and was one of The New York Times's 10 Best Books of 2005. She is also the author of the acclaimed novels Because They Wanted To and Two Girls, Fat and Thin. Her stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine, Esquire, The Best American Short Stories (1993), and The O. Henry Prize Stories (1998). Her short story "Secretary" was the basis for the film of the same name. She lives in New York.
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