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The foibles of the people in Jill McCorkle's world are so familiar that we want nothing so much as to watch them walk into-and then get out of-life's inevitable traps. Here, in her first collection in eight years, McCorkle collects eleven brand-new stories bristling with her characteristic combination of wit and weight. In honeymoon shoes, mud-covered hunting boots, or glass slippers, all of the women in these stories march to a place of new awareness, in one way or another, transforming their lives. They make mistakes, but they don't waste time hiding behind them. They move on. They are strong. And they're funny, even when they are sad. These stories are the work of a great storyteller who knows exactly how-and why-to pair pain with laughter.

Review:

"I love Jill McCorkle for her wise and delicious wit, her ability to find humor in the tedium and sorrows of everyday life, and for sentences like, 'Bob could dive into a pile of shit and come out riding a silver pony.'" Hillary Jordan, author of When She Woke

Product Details

ISBN:
9781616200282
Publisher:
A Shannon Ravenel Book
Subject:
Fiction : Short Stories (single author)
Author:
McCorkle, Jill
Publication Date:
September 2010
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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Arts and Entertainment » Humor » General
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
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Product details pages Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - English 9781616200282 Reviews:
"Review" by , "I love Jill McCorkle for her wise and delicious wit, her ability to find humor in the tedium and sorrows of everyday life, and for sentences like, 'Bob could dive into a pile of shit and come out riding a silver pony.'"
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