The first bad man [electronic resource] : A Novel. Miranda July.
- ISBN: 9781439172605 (electronic bk)
- Date Published: 2015.
|Summary, etc.:|| From the acclaimed filmmaker, artist, and bestselling author of No One Belongs Here More Than You, a spectacular debut novel that is so heartbreaking, so dirty, so tender, so funny—so Miranda July—readers will be blown away.Here is Cheryl, a tightly-wound, vulnerable woman who lives alone, with a perpetual lump in her throat. She is haunted by a baby boy she met when she was six, who sometimes recurs as other people's babies. Cheryl is also obsessed with Phillip, a philandering board member at the women's self-defense non-profit where she works. She believes they've been making love for many lifetimes, though they have yet to consummate in this one. When Cheryl's bosses ask if their twenty-one-year-old daughter Clee can move into her house for a little while, Cheryl's eccentrically-ordered world explodes. And yet it is Clee—the selfish, cruel blond bombshell—who bullies Cheryl into reality and, unexpectedly, provides her the love...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Scribner, 2015. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 658 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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