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The summer without men

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After Mia Fredricksen's husband of thirty years asks for a pause - so he can indulge his infatuation with a young French colleague - she cracks up (briefly), rages (deeply), then decamps to her prairie childhood home. There, gradually, she is drawn into the lives of those around her: her mother's circle of feisty widows; the young woman next door; and the diabolical teenage girls in her poetry class. By the end of the summer without men, Mia knows what's worth fighting for - and on whose terms. Provocative, mordant, and fiercely intelligent, this is a gloriously vivacious tragi-comedy about women and girls, love and marriage, and the age-old war between the sexes.

Item details

Author(s):
Hustvedt, Siri
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2011
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1444720252
ISBN-13:
9781444720259
Number of pages:
216
Publisher:
Sceptre

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After Mia Fredricksen's husband of thirty years asks for a pause - so he can indulge his infatuation with a young French colleague - she cracks up (briefly), rages (deeply), then decamps to her prairie childhood home. There, gradually, she is drawn into the lives of those around her: her mother's circle of feisty widows; the young woman next door; and the diabolical teenage girls in her poetry class. By the end of the summer without men, Mia knows what's worth fighting for - and on whose terms. Provocative, mordant, and fiercely intelligent, this is a gloriously vivacious tragi-comedy about women and girls, love and marriage, and the age-old war between the sexes.

Author(s):
Hustvedt, Siri
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2011
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1444720252
ISBN-13:
9781444720259
Number of pages:
216
Publisher:
Sceptre

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