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Motherlunge : a novel

Author: Kirstin Scott
Publisher: Kalamazoo, Mich. : Western Michigan University, 2013.
Series: New Issues poetry & prose.; AWP award series in the novel.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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"Motherlunge is an eloquent and irreverent novel about first sex, true love, chronic sibling rivalry; it's about the deepest fear of young (and not-so-young) adulthood: the fear of inheriting a disappointing live. It's motherly advice, too--featuring wigs, dogs, road trips, and medicine--a guide to the essential experiences of being female, 'born unto a librarian, named for the goddess of sight, ' waiting for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Domestic fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Scott, Kirstin.
Motherlunge.
Kalamazoo, Mich. : Western Michigan University, 2013
(OCoLC)1057834846
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kirstin Scott
ISBN: 9781936970117 1936970112
OCLC Number: 823178973
Awards: "Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Award for the Novel."
Description: 252 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: New Issues poetry & prose.; AWP award series in the novel.
Responsibility: Kirstin Scott.

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"Motherlunge is an eloquent and irreverent novel about first sex, true love, chronic sibling rivalry; it's about the deepest fear of young (and not-so-young) adulthood: the fear of inheriting a disappointing live. It's motherly advice, too--featuring wigs, dogs, road trips, and medicine--a guide to the essential experiences of being female, 'born unto a librarian, named for the goddess of sight, ' waiting for the future to arrive. With sly wit and surprising joy, Motherlunge considers the flaws in the family line and celebrates the promise that staggers alongside"--Front flap.

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