The Cost of Lunch, Etc.: Short Stories

By: Piercy, Marge

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Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Brand New; satisfaction guaranteed. Marge Piercy?s debut collection of short stories, The Cost of Lunch, Etc., brings us glimpses into the lives of everyday women moving through and making sense of their daily internal and external worlds. Keeping to the engaging, accessible language of Piercy?s novels, the collection spans decades of her writing along with a range of locations, ages, and emotional states of her protagonists. From the first-person account of hoarding (?Saving Mother from Herself?) to a girl?s narrative of sexual and spiritual discovery (?Going over Jordan?) to a recount of a past love affair (?The Easy Arrangement?) each story is a tangible, vivid snapshot in a varied and subtly curated gallery of work. Whether grappling with death, familial relationships, friendship, sex, illness, or religion, Piercy?s writing is as passionate, lucid, insightful, and thoughtfully alive as ever.


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In this collection of short stories, bestselling author Marge Piercy brings us glimpses into the lives of everyday women moving through and making sense of their daily internal and external worlds. Keeping to the engaging, accessible language of Piercy s novels, the collection spans decades of her writing along with a range of locations, ages, and emotional states of her protagonists. From the first-person account of hoarding and a girl s narrative of sexual and spiritual discovery to the recounting of a past love affair, each story is a tangible, vivid snapshot in a varied and subtly curated gallery of work. Whether grappling with death, familial relationships, friendship, sex, illness, or religion, Piercy s writing is as passionate, lucid, insightful, and thoughtfully alive as ever."

Title: The Cost of Lunch, Etc.: Short Stories

Author Name: Piercy, Marge

Categories: Fiction & Literature,

Publisher: PM Press: 2014-04-01

ISBN Number: 1604864966

ISBN Number 13: 9781604864960

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: SKU12130584