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Veronica

Author: Mary Gaitskill
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alison and Veronica meet amid the nocturnal glamour of 1980s New York: one is a former modelling sensation, the other an eccentric middle-aged proofreader with a meticulous eye. Over the next 20 years their friendship encompasses narcissism and tenderness, exploitation and self-sacrifice, love and morality.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Gaitskill
ISBN: 9781852429737 1852429739
OCLC Number: 156891518
Description: 257 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Mary Gaitskill.

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