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World of Pies

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Publisher Comments:

Finally in paperback!

In this remarkable debut work from author Karen Stolz, readers follow the arc of a girl's life as she grows to womanhood. From crushes to surprise baby sisters to nail polish to a devastating death, Roxanne is our guide through a life that has moments of tenderness, poignancy, sorrow, and great humor, as well as some wonderful baking memories. A sumptuous novel--though like the best pie, tart in all the right places.

Synopsis:

Stolz creates a poignant and exquisitely written episodic tale of family food and love set in a small Texas town in the 1960s. Reminiscent of "Like Water for Chocolate" and "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe", this enchanting and poignant first novel brings together a unique mix of ingredients: 1 cup love, 2 teaspoons compassion, and 3 tablespoons comedy.

About the Author

Karen Stolz's first novel, World of Pies, was a Booksense Selection. Stolz is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and was awarded a 1999 Fiction Fellowship from the Austin Writers' League/Texas Commission on the Arts. Born in St. Louis and raised in Kansas, she lives in Austin, Texas, with her son.

Table of Contents

  1. World of pies
  2. Your mail lady
  3. The sort of man my father was
  4. You never know
  5. Angel food
  6. Solace
  7. Wedding boots
  8. Hospitable
  9. A troll named Beatrice helps out
  10. Cold and sweet
  11. Epilogue.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786865505
Subtitle:
A Novel
Author:
Stolz, Karen
Publisher:
Hyperion
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
Texas
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
6793
Publication Date:
20010613
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.58x5.90x.72 in. .72 lbs.
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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Product details 176 pages Hyperion Books - English 9780786865505 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Stolz creates a poignant and exquisitely written episodic tale of family food and love set in a small Texas town in the 1960s. Reminiscent of "Like Water for Chocolate" and "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe", this enchanting and poignant first novel brings together a unique mix of ingredients: 1 cup love, 2 teaspoons compassion, and 3 tablespoons comedy.
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