Contents May Have Shifted: A Novel by Pam HoustonContents May Have Shifted: A Novel by Pam Houston

Contents May Have Shifted: A Novel

byPam Houston

Paperback | August 11, 2015

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Pam Houston’s latest takes us from one breathtaking precipice to the next as we unravel the story of Pam (a character not unlike the author), a fearless traveler aiming to leave her metaphorical baggage behind as she seeks a comfort zone in the air. With the help of a loyal cast of friends, body workers, and a new partner who inspires her to appreciate home, she finally finds something like ground under her feet.
Pam Houston is the prize-winning author of Contents May Have Shifted, among other books. She is professor of English at the University of California–Davis and lives on a ranch at 9,000 feet in Colorado near the headwaters of the Rio Grande.
Title:Contents May Have Shifted: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.35 × 5.65 × 0.75 inPublished:August 11, 2015Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company, IncorporatedLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393343480

ISBN - 13:9780393343489


Rated 5 out of 5 by from This might be her best work yet. Her memoir-fiction-connected short stories are distilled into poetry in this work. It was so good I immediately started reading it again, more slowly this time.
Date published: 2013-10-06

Editorial Reviews

“Starred review. Unapologetic and empowering, Houston’s book hammers home the idea that if you don’t have problems, you probably aren’t living. Or, to use her metaphor, we all have baggage, so we might as well get used to traveling with it.” — Katharine Fronk (Booklist)“Houston’s easy-breezy style is a pleasure to read, whether she’s on a nailbiter of a flight, with foam laid down for the landing, or floating on a halcyon river, with foam burbling over the rocks.” — Shelf Awareness“...[Houston] has...concocted a tale so vivid, intricate, and intimate that it puts high-def TV to shame...” — Natasha Clark (Elle Magazine)