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This is not chick lit : original stories by America's best women writers

Author: Elizabeth Merrick
Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Overview: New short stories from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; Aimee Bender; Judy Budnitz; Jennifer S Davis; Jennifer Egan; Carolyn Ferrell; Mary Gordon; Cristina Henriquez; Samantha Hunt; Binnie Kirshenbaum; Dika Lam; Caitlin Macy; Francine Prose; Holiday Reinhorn; Roxana Robinson; Curtis Sittenfeld; Lynne Tillman; Martha Witt. Chick lit: A genre of fiction that often recycles the following plot: Girl in big city  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Anthologie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
This is not chick lit.
New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, ©2006
(OCoLC)593057736
Online version:
This is not chick lit.
New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, ©2006
(OCoLC)607752414
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Merrick
ISBN: 0812975677 9780812975673
OCLC Number: 67405675
Notes: "A Random House trade paperback original"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: xi, 321 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: Why chick lit matters / Elizabeth Merrick --
The thing around your neck / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie --
Two days / Aimee Bender --
An open letter to Doctor X / Francine Prose --
Gabe / Holiday Reinhorn --
Documents of passion love / Carolyn Ferrell --
Volunteers are shining stars / Curtis Sittenfeld --
Selling the General / Jennifer Egan --
The seventy-two ounce steak challenge / Dika Lam --
Love machine / Samantha Hunt --
Ava Bean / Jennifer S. Davis --
Embrace / Roxana Robinson --
The Epiphany branch / Mary Gordon --
Joan, Jeanne, La Pucelle, Maid of Orléans / Judy Budnitz --
Gabriella, my heart / Cristina Henríquez --
The red coat / Caitlin Macy --
The Matthew effect / Binnie Kirshenbaum --
The recipe / Lynne Tillman --
Meaning of ends / Martha Witt.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Merrick.
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Overview: New short stories from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; Aimee Bender; Judy Budnitz; Jennifer S Davis; Jennifer Egan; Carolyn Ferrell; Mary Gordon; Cristina Henriquez; Samantha Hunt; Binnie Kirshenbaum; Dika Lam; Caitlin Macy; Francine Prose; Holiday Reinhorn; Roxana Robinson; Curtis Sittenfeld; Lynne Tillman; Martha Witt. Chick lit: A genre of fiction that often recycles the following plot: Girl in big city desperately searches for Mr. Right in between dieting and shopping for shoes. Girl gets dumped (sometimes repeatedly). Girl finds Prince Charming. This Is Not Chick Lit is a celebration of America's most dynamic literary voices, as well as a much needed reminder that, for every stock protagonist with a designer handbag and three boyfriends, there is a woman writer pushing the envelope of literary fiction with imagination, humor, and depth. The original short stories in this collection touch on some of the same themes as chick lit-the search for love and identity-but they do so with extraordinary power, creativity, and range; they are also political, provocative, and, at turns, utterly surprising. Featuring marquee names as well as burgeoning talents, This Is Not Chick Lit will nourish your heart, and your mind. This Is Not Chick Lit is important not only for its content, but for its title. I'll know we're getting somewhere when equally talented male writers feel they have to separate themselves from the endless stream of fiction glorifying war, hunting and sports by naming an anthology This Is Not a Guy Thing.--Gloria Steinem.

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