The Bend, The Lip, The Kid: Reallife Stories

The Bend The Lip The Kid Reallife Stories None

  • Title: The Bend, The Lip, The Kid: Reallife Stories
  • Author: Jaimy Gordon
  • ISBN: 9780915342259
  • Page: 302
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      Published :2019-04-09T16:05:16+00:00

    About " Jaimy Gordon "

  • Jaimy Gordon

    Jaimy Gordon s third novel, Bogeywoman was on the Los Angeles Times list of Best Books for 2000 Her second novel, She Drove Without Stopping, brought her an Academy Institute Award for her fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters Gordon s short story, A Night s Work, which shares a number of characters with Lord of Misrule, appeared in Best American Short Stories 1995 She is also the author of a novella, Circumspections from an Equestrian Statue, and the fantasy classic novel Shamp of the City Solo Gordon teaches at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo and in the Prague Summer Program for Writers.

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  • Vignettes, snippets of dialogue, stall scribbles, all centered on a delirious, dysfunctional relationship between a conflicted gal living in emotional purgatory, and her troubled, petty lifer of a lover who is always up for starting some shit, with her, with cops, with the world. They're both institutionalized in their own ways, and neither is better for it. To read this is like hearing it through the wall rather than directly from them, a little muffled and voyeuristic. This even despite the fa [...]


  • A short but fascinatingly weird set of poems and vignettes that includes what has to be the most bizzare theory of criminology ever put forth.



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