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Nederlands Buitenlands   Alles  Titel  Auteur  ISBN        
Literatuur: Proza, romans, verhalen
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Holmes, Lauren Barbara the Slut and Other People
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Lauren Holmes

Barbara the Slut and Other People

€ 17.95


`A fresh, honest, and darkly funny debut collection about family, friends, and lovers, and the flaws that make us most human. Fearless, candid, and incredibly funny, Lauren Holmes is a newcomer who writes like a master. She tackles eros and intimacy with a deceptively light touch, a keen awareness of how their nervous systems tangle and sometimes short-circuit, and a genius for revealing our most vulnerable, spirited selves. In `Desert Hearts,` a woman takes a job selling sex toys in San Francisco rather than embark on the law career she pursued only for the sake of her father. In `Pearl and the Swiss Guy Fall in Love,` a woman realizes she much prefers the company of her pit bull--and herself--to the neurotic foreign fling who won`t decamp from her apartment. In `How Am I Supposed to Talk to You?` a daughter hauls a suitcase of lingerie to Mexico for her flighty, estranged mother to resell there, wondering whether her personal mission--to come out--is worth the same effort. And in `Barbara the Slut,` a young woman with an autistic brother, a Princeton acceptance letter, and a love of sex navigates her high school`s toxic, slut-shaming culture with open eyes. With heart, sass, and pitch-perfect characters, Barbara the Slut is a head-turning debut froma writer with a limitless career before her`-



Taal / Language : English

Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
264 pagina's
Januari 2016
204 gram
222 x 133 x 19 mm
Riverhead Books us


Levertijd: 5 tot 7 werkdagen