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Indelicacy

Author: Amina Cain
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In "a strangely ageless world somewhere between Emily Dickinson and David Lynch" (Blake Butler), a cleaning woman at a museum of art nurtures aspirations to do more than simply dust the paintings around her. She dreams of having the liberty to explore them in writing, and so must find a way to win herself the time and security to use her mind. She escapes her lot by marrying a rich man, but having gained a husband,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Novels
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amina Cain
ISBN: 9780374148379 0374148376
OCLC Number: 1102103985
Description: 161 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Amina Cain.

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"In "a strangely ageless world somewhere between Emily Dickinson and David Lynch" (Blake Butler), a cleaning woman at a museum of art nurtures aspirations to do more than simply dust the paintings around her. She dreams of having the liberty to explore them in writing, and so must find a way to win herself the time and security to use her mind. She escapes her lot by marrying a rich man, but having gained a husband, a house, high society, and a maid, she finds that her new life of privilege is no less constrained. Not only has she taken up different forms of time-consuming labor - social and erotic - but she is now, however passively, forcing other women to clean up after her. Perhaps another and more drastic solution is necessary?"--Publisher.

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