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Goodnight, beautiful women : stories / Anna Noyes.

Noyes, Anna author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon F NOY (Text) 34330513043654 Adult - General Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780802124845
  • ISBN: 0802124844
  • Physical Description: 216 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2016.

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Formatted Contents Note: Hibernation -- Treelaw -- Safe as houses -- Drawing blood -- The quarry -- Glow baby -- Goodnight, beautiful women -- Werewolf -- This is who she was -- Changeling -- Homecoming.
Summary, etc.: Moving along the Maine Coast and beyond, the interconnected stories bring us into the sultry, mysterious inner lives of New England women and girls as they navigate the dangers and struggles of their outer worlds. With novelistic breadth and a quicksilver emotional intelligence, Noyes explores the ruptures and vicissitudes of growing up and growing old, and shines a light on our most uncomfortable impulses while masterfully charting the depths of our murky desires. A woman watches her husband throw one by one their earthly possessions into the local quarry, before vanishing himself; two girls from very different social classes find themselves deep in the throes of a punishing affair; a motherless teenager is sexually awakened in the aftermath of a local trauma; and a woman's guilt from a childhood lie about her intellectually disabled cousin reverberates into her married years.
Subject: Women > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories

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