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Why Did I Ever - Mary Robison
Why Did I Ever
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Tense, moving, and hilarious...[a] dark jewel of a novel. —Francine Prose, O: The Oprah Magazine.After a ten-year silence, Mary Robison has emerged with a novel so beguiling and funny that it has brought critics and her live-reading audiences to their feet. Why Did I Ever takes us along on... show more
Tense, moving, and hilarious...[a] dark jewel of a novel. —Francine Prose, O: The Oprah Magazine.After a ten-year silence, Mary Robison has emerged with a novel so beguiling and funny that it has brought critics and her live-reading audiences to their feet. Why Did I Ever takes us along on the darkest of private journeys. The story, told by a woman named Money Breton, is submitted like a furious and persuasive diary—a tale as fierce and taut as its fictional teller. Author Biography: Mary Robison is the author of three story collections and two novels. She has written for Hollywood and been a contributor to The New Yorker since 1977. She is now a professor at the University of Southern Mississippi.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781582432557 (1582432554)
Publisher: Counterpoint
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
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moving under skies
moving under skies rated it
4.0 Why Did I Ever
This is not the type of book I normally love. I'm drawn to and most profoundly affected by traditional storytelling--great big baggy monsters of stories, books that include more rather than less of everything--so Robison's fractured, experimental collection of vignettes from the mind of the severely...
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it
3.0
This is not like reading Alfred Lord Tennyson, but neither is it like inhaling from a bag of glue.
SJane
SJane rated it
I found this manic and entertaining and ultimately worthwhile, although it was sometimes hard to get my hooks into it. The story is told as a series of short quotidian narratives by the character Money Breton, whose son has been the victim of some terrible sex crime, whose daughter is a recovering a...
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