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In 1941, twenty-three-year-old Helen Bynum leaves home for the first time and sets out from rural New York to find her Aunt Lulu, an aging actress in New Orleans. There she finds a life of passion and adventure, possibilities and choices. Falling in with a bohemian group of intellectuals, she discovers romance and sex, friendship and risk, her world mirrored by the steamy mystery of the French Quarter.

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"Vividly rendered...haunting....[Paula Fox] writes with silken ease and a sensitivity to nuance."--

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In 1941, 23-year-old Helen Bynum leaves home and sets out from rural New York to find her Aunt Lulu, an aging actress in New Orleans. There she finds a life of passion and adventure, possibilities and choices. Introduction by Rosellen Brown.

About the Author

Paula Fox is the author of Desperate Characters, The Widow's Children, A Servant's Tale, The God of Nightmares, Poor George, The Western Coast, and Borrowed Finery: A Memoir, among other books. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.Rosellen Brown is the author of the best-selling novel Before and After as well as Half a Heart, Civil Wars, and others. She lives in Chicago.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393322873
Introduction:
Brown, Rosellen
Author:
Brown, Rosellen
Author:
Fox, Paula
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
New orleans
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
New Orleans (La.)
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Series Volume:
11751
Publication Date:
20020631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.34x5.56x.56 in. .48 lbs.

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