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Self-Help: Stories

Moore, Lorrie

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ISBN 10: 0394539214 / ISBN 13: 9780394539218
Published by Alfred a Knopf Inc, Westminist, 1985
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: Self-Help: Stories

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Inc, Westminist

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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These ten short stories focus on women who are on the brink of loneliness--their mothers are dying, their husbands and lovers are leaving them--and who face their disappointments with anxiety laced with ironic humor

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Lorrie Moore, after many years as a professor of creative writing at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is now Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University. Moore has received honors for her work, among them the Irish Times International Prize for Literature and a Lannan Foundation fellowship, as well as the PEN/Malamud Award and the Rea Award for her achievement in the short story. Her novel A Gate at the Stairs was shortlisted for the 2010 Orange Prize for Fiction and for the PEN/Faulkner Award.  

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