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Modern stories for modern times, CRASH DIET is at once brilliant and bitter, happy and heartbreaking. In eleven stories, acclaimed novelist Jill McCorkle tells the varied tales of today's southern women, the lives they end up leading, and the loves that distract them. Sandra knows that the best revenge is her ex-husband's credit card; Ruthie is stuck owning a motel that the highway has bypassed; Anna is a widow who goes to airports and looks in on other people's lives; Bunny waits eagerly for her absent sister's postcards for advice on how to live.

Stuck in the slow lane, gunning their motors, they are women living the real life, hoping things will get better, but surprised when they occasionally do.

" Displays the same wit and ironic compassion that gained so many fans for her novels."

-- The New York Times Book Review

Product Details

A Shannon Ravenel Book
Fiction : Short Stories (single author)
McCorkle, Jill
Fiction : Anthologies (multiple authors)
Fiction : General
Publication Date:
April 2012

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