Winner of the Hemingway Award in 1985 this story describes the arrival of a 17-year-old girl into a family that is breaking up. Iris Moon brings to the household a sense of purpose and reality, taking charge of the two bewildered children who have been ignored.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Josephine Humphreys is the recipient of a grant from the Guggenheim Foundation and was awarded the Lyndhurst Prize. She is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.Review:
An extraordinarily accomplished first novel. -- Ellen Douglas, The New York Times Book Review
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Flamingo, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dreams of Sleep (Flamingo) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. . Bookseller Inventory # 7719-9780006542834
Book Description Flamingo. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Light shelf wear and minimal interior marks. Bookseller Inventory # G0006542832I3N00
Book Description Flamingo, London, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A paperback book in good condition, 1989 reprint. Book won the Hemingway Award in 1985. Bookseller Inventory # 018705
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # TT01472928B
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # PL01505844B
Book Description Flamingo, 1988. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Fair. 0006542832. Bookseller Inventory # 013740044
Book Description Flamingo, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Alice and Will's marriage is in trouble. will is in love - not with Alice - and Alice drifts through the days with her head in the clouds. Into their house comes 17 year old Iris moon who, wiser than her years suggest, possesses an extraordinary compassion for those in need, despite here own miserable life. She is a vivid fusion of practicality and romance who brings to the Reese household a sense of purpose and reality hitherto submerged; she takes charge of the two bewildered children whom Alice, enveloped in her daydreams, has neglected and ignored. Iris, a seeker of love herself, watches over not only the two children but also Alice and Will, teaching them how to accept love and overcome despair. For more photos or information, use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships from the rustic nirvana of Peasedown St. John, near Bath, England from a long-established bookseller - guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! BUYING THIS BOOK means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition :: Bookseller Inventory # 106918
Book Description Flamingo, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. No.1 BESTSELLERS - great prices, friendly customer service â€" all orders are dispatched next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000439099