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Wreck and Order (Reprint) (Paperback) (Hannah Tennant-moore)

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A boldly candid, raw portrait of a young woman's search for meaning and purpose in an indifferent worldDecisively aimless, self-destructive, and impulsively in and out of love, Elsie is a young woman who feels stuck. She has a tumultuous relationship with an abusive boyfriend, a dead-end job at a newspaper, and a sharp intelligence that’s constantly at odds with her many bad decisions. When her initial attempts to improve her life go awry, Elsie decides that a dramatic change is the only solution. An auto-didact who prefers the education of travel to college, Elsie uses an inheritance to support her as she travels to Paris and Sri Lanka, hoping to accumulate experiences, create connections, and discover a new way to live. Along the way, she meets men and women who challenge and provoke her towards the change she genuinely hopes to find. But in the end, she must still come face-to-face with herself.Whole-hearted, fiercely honest and inexorably human, Wreck and Order is a stirring debut that, in mirroring one young woman's dizzying quest for answers, illuminates the important questions that drive us all.From the Hardcover edition.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 292
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Hannah Tennant-moore
Language: English
Street Date: November 8, 2016
TCIN: 51873808
UPC: 9781101903285
Item Number (DPCI): 248-36-1969
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