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This Life She's Chosen

This Life She's Chosen
$19.95
Kirsten Lunstrum's stories are gem stones, multi-faceted, highly polished, more and more complicated the closer you look, says Pam Houston. Each finely tuned story in this remarkable debut collection captures a pivotal moment in the life of a woman trying to reconcile past expectations with present, usually unplanned, developments. In the title story, a woman who decided she really should be French visits her married daughter, who once again becomes tangled in a web of lies and disapprovals. In Picnic, a new spin on family politics emerges during an outing with mysterious Aunt Vivian. In The Virtuoso, a young violin prodigy's talent disrupts the harmony of her teacher and his wife. Bringing to mind the work of Elizabeth Bishop and Alice Munro, Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum's stories form a sophisticated and graceful collection.
ISBN: 
9780811845137
Binding: 
Hardcover
Publisher: 
Publication Date: 
February 10, 2005
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Paperback Fiction

Velvet Was the Night
By: Moreno-Garcia, Silvia
Every Summer After
By: Fortune, Carley
Book Lovers
By: Henry, Emily
Mayflies
By: O'Hagan, Andrew
Teenager
By: Smith, Bud
Things We Lost to the Water
By: Nguyen, Eric
Malibu Rising
By: Jenkins Reid, Taylor
Oh William
By: Strout, Elizabeth

Hardcover Non-Fiction

Long Train Runnin
By: Johnston, Tom
There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness
By: Rovelli, Carlo
Making History
By: Cohen, Richard
Zabars
By: Zabar, Lori
My America
By: Stein, Joshua David
Metaphysical Animals
By: Wiseman, Rachael
River of the Gods
By: Millard, Candice
In the Early Times
By: Friend, Tad
His Name Is George Floyd
By: Olorunnipa, Toluse

Hardcover Fiction

Perfect Golden Circle
Author: Myers, Benjamin
Bitter Orange Tree
Author: Alharthi, Jokha
This Time Tomorrow
Author: Straub, Emma
Garden of Broken Things
Author: Momplaisir, Francesca
You Have a Friend in 10A
Author: Shipstead, Maggie
When Women Were Dragons
Author: Barnhill, Kelly
Book of Night
Author: Black, Holly
Siren Queen
Author: Vo, Nghi
Elektra
Author: Saint, Jennifer
Bloomsbury Girls
Author: Jenner, Natalie