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Difficult women

Gay, Roxane, author.,
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"Award-winning author and powerhouse talent Roxane Gay burst onto the scene with An Untamed State and the New York Times bestselling essay collection Bad Feminist (Harper Perennial). Gay returns with Difficult Women, a collection of stories of rare force and beauty, of hardscrabble lives, passionate loves, and quirky and vexed human connection. The women in these stories live lives of privilege and of poverty, are in marriages both loving and haunted by past crimes or emotional blackmail. A pair of sisters, grown now, have been inseparable ever since they were abducted together as children, and must negotiate the elder sister's marriage. A woman married to a twin pretends not to realize when her husband and his brother impersonate each other. A stripper putting herself through college fends off the advances of an overzealous customer. A black engineer moves to Upper Michigan for a job and faces the malign curiosity of her colleagues and the difficulty of leaving her past behind. From a girls' fight club to a wealthy subdivision in Florida where neighbors conform, compete, and spy on each other, Gay delivers a wry, beautiful, haunting vision of modern America reminiscent of Merritt Tierce, Jamie Quatro, and Miranda July"--

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Lima Public Library FIC GAY (Text)
Adult Fiction
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Livonia Public Library FIC GAY (Text)
Hagerty Hall
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This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Macedon Public Library FIC GAY (Text)
Adult New Fiction
Phelps Community Memorial Library 813.6 Gay (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
Red Jacket Community Library 813.6 GAY (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
On holds shelf
Victor Farmington Library GAY (Text)
Adult New Materials
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Walworth-Seely Public Library FIC Gay (Text)
Adult New Materials
Wood Library Association - Canandaigua FIC GAY (Text)
Adult New Materials
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