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Self-Help - Lorrie Moore
Self-Help
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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... show more
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.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780307277299 (0307277291)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 163
Edition language: English
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Michael's Book Babble
Michael's Book Babble rated it
5.0 Simply amazing
My first experience with Lorrie Moore was in college. We read a story called, “How to Become a Writer.” It was the first story I ever read where it was told in second person. At first I thought the idea of writing that way was beyond lunacy, but Moore pulled it off effortlessly in the story. I was g...
NinthWanderer
NinthWanderer rated it
I'm having a hard time finding something to say about this collection except that I loved it. I'll soon be picking up Like Life, I think, as well as trying to learn more about Moore herself. I'm curious to know how autobiographical her writing is, because the emotions in each story just ring so true...
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