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Inventing the Abbotts

Miller, Sue

Published by Harper and Row, 1987
ISBN 10: 0060157550 / ISBN 13: 9780060157555
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Title: Inventing the Abbotts

Publisher: Harper and Row

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: softbound

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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the uncorrected proof in ivory wrappers. Softbound a nearly fine bright copy. Signed by Miller on the title page. Bookseller Inventory # 204162

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Synopsis: Sue Miller's stories from a chapter in the moral history of our time

Like Sue Miller's bestselling novels, this collection of short stories explores the treacherously shifting ground of erotic and family relationships with deftness and depth. The title story is about a young man who takes up successively with three daughters of the most fashionable family in town. In other stories, whose characters range from a young girl in the first blush of sexual curiosity to a stricken dowager whose seizures release a brutal and sometimes obscene candor, Sue Miller presents a compelling gallery of contemporary men and women with hungry hearts and dismayed consciences.

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Sue Miller is the bestselling author of While I Was Gone, The Distinguished Guest, For Love, Family Pictures, Inventing the Abbotts, and The Good Mother. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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