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Nora Jane: A Life in Stories

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Culled from the author's previous collections, a single-volume anthology of Nora Jane Harwood stories follows the character from her scrappy adolescence in New Orleans through her eccentric life as a wife, mother, and independent spirit in California, in a publication complemented by a new novella. By the author of Victory Over Japan. Original.

Synopsis:

Since receiving the National Book Award for "Victory Over Japan in 1985, Ellen Gilchrist has developed a fervently devoted readership. This collection's new novella is vintage Gilchrist, taking on the continuing joys and perils of Nora Jane and company.

Table of Contents

The blue house --The famous poll at Jody's Bar — Jade Buddhas, red bridges, fruits of love — The double happiness bun — Drunk with love — The starlight express — Perhaps a miracle — Lunch at the best restaurant in the world — The incursions of the goddamn wretched past — You must change your life — The brown cape — The affair — A wedding by the sea — Gotterdammerung, in which Nora Jane and Freddy Harwood confront evil in a world they never made — Fault lines: A novella.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316085212
Subtitle:
A Life in Stories
Publisher:
Back Bay Books/Little, Brown and Co.
Author:
Gilchrist, Ellen
Author:
Ellen Gilchrist
Subject:
Religion : General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
United states
Subject:
New Orleans (La.)
Subject:
Women -- United States.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Literature-Sale Books
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20050822
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
432

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"Synopsis" by , Since receiving the National Book Award for "Victory Over Japan in 1985, Ellen Gilchrist has developed a fervently devoted readership. This collection's new novella is vintage Gilchrist, taking on the continuing joys and perils of Nora Jane and company.
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