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Miss Jane

Author: Brad Watson
Publisher: London Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Astonishing prose brings to life a forgotten woman and a lost world in a strange and bittersweet Southern pastoral. Since his award-winning debut collection of stories, Last Days of the Dog- Men, Brad Watson has been expanding the literary traditions of the South, in work as melancholy, witty, strange, and lovely as any in America. Inspired by the true story of his own great-aunt, he explores the life of Miss Jane  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Watson
ISBN: 9781509834327 150983432X
OCLC Number: 953549048
Awards: National Book Awards (USA) : Fiction Longlist 2016.
Description: 284 pages ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Brad Watson.

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The acclaimed author of Last Days of the Dog-Men and The Heaven of Mercury brings to life a forgotten woman and a lost world in a strange and bittersweet pastoral; a life of quiet nobility and  Read more...

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Miss Jane is courageous, resilient and enquiring; her parents are troubled souls, but loving. That said, Watson doesn't succumb to sentimentality . . . With the woods and fields of Jane's rural home Read more...

 
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