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Why Did I Ever - Reprint by Mary Robison (Paperback)

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"Tense, moving, and hilarious . . . [A] dark jewel of a novel."—Francine Prose, O, The Oprah MagazineThree husbands have left her. I.R.S. agents are whamming on her door. And her beloved cat has gone missing. She's back and forth between Melanie, her secluded Southern town, and L.A., where she has a weakening grasp on her job as a script doctor. Having been sacked by most of the studios and convinced that her dealings with Hollywood have fractured her personality, Money Breton talks to herself nonstop. She glues and hammers and paints every item in her place. She forges loving inscriptions in all her books. Through it all, there is her darling puzzling daughter who lives close by but seems ever beyond reach, and her son, the damaged victim of a violent crime under police protection in New York. While both her children seem to be losing all their battles, Money tries for ways and reasons to keep battling.Why Did I Ever is a book of piercing intellect and belligerent humor. Since its first publication in 2002 it has had a profound impact, not only on Robison’s devoted following, but on the shape of the contemporary novel itself.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 205
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pgw
Author: Mary Robison
Language: English
Street Date: January 9, 2018
TCIN: 52837493
UPC: 9781619029644
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-8772

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