📒 Indelicacy by Amina Cain

Genre : Fiction
Publisher : Strange Light
ISBN_10 : 9780771021848
Copyright Year : 2020-02-11
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An intimate, elegant, and deceptively sinister story of what a woman will do to take control of her life. A woman aspiring to a contemplative life faces innumerable obstacles--cultural, financial, sexual, and metaphysical -- that stand between her and the freedom to live as she desires. In "a strangely ageless world somewhere between Emily Dickinson and David Lynch" (Blake Butler), a cleaning woman at a museum of art nurtures aspirations to do more than simply dust the paintings that surround her. She dreams of having the liberty to explore them in writing, and so must find a way to win herself the security and time to use her mind. She escapes her lot by marrying a rich man sympathetic to her "hobby," but having gained a husband, a house, high society, and a maid, she finds that her new life of privilege is no less constrained. Not only has she taken up different forms of time-consuming labor -- social and erotic -- but she is now, however passively, forcing other women to clean up after her. Perhaps another and more drastic solution is necessary? Reminiscent of a lost Victorian classic in miniature, yet taking equal inspiration from such modern authors as Jean Rhys, Octavia Butler, Clarice Lispector, and Jean Genet, Indelicacy is at once a ghost story without a ghost, a fable without a moral, and a down-to-earth investigation of the barriers faced by women in both life and literature. It is a novel about seeing, class, desire, anxiety, pleasure, friendship, and the battle to find one's true calling.

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ISBN_10 : BL:A0020351806
Copyright Year : 1801
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ISBN_10 : BL:A0024727653
Copyright Year : 1837
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Genre : Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
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ISBN_10 : NYPL:33433082159074
Copyright Year : 1870
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ISBN_10 : OXFORD:600038682
Copyright Year : 1854
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📒 I Go To Some Hollow by Amina Cain

Genre : Fiction
Publisher : Les Figues Pr
ISBN_10 : UOM:39015080823480
Copyright Year : 2009-05-01
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Fiction. In her debut collection of fifteen short stories, Amina Cain makes ordinary worlds strange and spare and beautiful. A woman carves invisible images onto ice, a pair of black wings appears in front of a house, and a restless teacher sits in a gallery of miniature rooms. As Miranda Mellis describes, "The revelatory pleasure and hope [in these stories] emanate from an artistry driven by ethical desire." "I highly recommend reading I Go To Some Hollow", says Bhanu Kapil, "because of what it teaches you about love, and the relationship between love and writing." I GO TO SOME HOLLOW is published as part of the TrenchArt: Tracer Series, with an Introduction by Bhanu Kapil and collaborative visual art by Ken Erhlich and Susan Simpson.

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📒 The Free Church Magazine January December 1852 New Series Vol I by The Free Church Magazine.january-December 1852.New Series.-VOL.I

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ISBN_10 : OXFORD:555025900
Copyright Year : 1852
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📒 Out Of The Red by Red Smith

Genre : Sports stories
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ISBN_10 : UCAL:$B514993
Copyright Year : 1950
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📒 Summer Cannibals by Melanie Hobson

Genre : Fiction
Publisher : Penguin
ISBN_10 : 9780143196396
Copyright Year : 2018-08-21
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A bold and gripping literary debut about three very different sisters who return to their family home to face imminent tragedy and their tumultuous pasts. Summoned to their magnificent family home on the shores of Lake Ontario--a paradisiacal mansion perched on an escarpment above the city--three adult sisters, George, Jax, and Pippa, come together in what seems like an act of family solidarity. Pregnant and unwell, the youngest, Pippa, has left her husband and four young children in New Zealand and returned home to heal. But home to this family means secrets, desire, and vengeance--and feasting on the sexual appetites and weaknesses of others. Each daughter has her own particular taste and overlaying everything are their parents, with unquenchable desires and cravings of their own. As the affluent family endures four intense days in one another's company, old fissures reappear. When long-buried truths finally come to light, the sisters and their parents must face the unthinkable consequences of their actions. Summer Cannibals is a riveting, psychological story of lust, betrayal, and family from a dazzling new voice in Canadian fiction.

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📒 Parliamentary Debates by Victoria. Parliament

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ISBN_10 : HARVARD:HWC2VG
Copyright Year : 1887
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