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You Cant Keep a Good Woman Down

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Publisher Comments:

Anatural evolution from the earlier, much-acclaimed collection In Love

& Trouble, these fourteen provocative and often humorous stories show

women oppressed but not defeated.These are hopeful stories about love,

lust, fame, and cultural thievery, the delight of new lovers, and the

rediscovery of old friends, affirmed even across self-imposed color lines.

Synopsis:

A natural evolution from the earlier, much-acclaimed collection In Love & Trouble, these fourteen provocative and often humorous stories show women oppressed but not defeated. “[Walker] shrinks from no moral or emotional complexity, and she writes consummately skillful short stories” (Alice Adams, San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle).

About the Author

Best-selling novelist ALICE WALKER is also the author of three collections of short stories, three collections of essays, six volumes of poetry, and several childrens books. Her books have been translated into more than two dozen languages. Born in Eatonton, Georgia, Walker now lives in northern California.
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Table of Contents

Nineteen fifty-five — How did I get away with killing one of the biggest lawyers in the state? : it was easy — Elethia — The lover — Petunias — Coming apart — Fame — The abortion — Porn — Advancing Luna — and Ida B. Wells — Laurel — A letter of the times, or should this sado-masochism be saved? — A sudden trip home in the Spring — Source.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156997782
Subtitle:
Short Stories
Author:
Walker, Alice
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
San Diego
Subject:
General
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Afro-american authors
Subject:
Short stories, American
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Harvest/HBJ ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 4
Publication Date:
20040517
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
180
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in

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A natural evolution from the earlier, much-acclaimed collection In Love & Trouble, these fourteen provocative and often humorous stories show women oppressed but not defeated. “[Walker] shrinks from no moral or emotional complexity, and she writes consummately skillful short stories” (Alice Adams, San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle).

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