Verge: Stories

4 février 2020|
Verge: Stories de Lidia Yuknavitch
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Named one of the Most Anticipated Books of the Year by Vogue, Buzzfeed, Hello Giggles, and more

A fiercely empathetic group portrait of the marginalized and outcast in moments of crisis, from one of the most galvanizing voices in American fiction.


Lidia Yuknavitch is a writer of rare insight into the jagged boundaries between pain and survival. Her characters are scarred by the unchecked hungers of others and themselves, yet determined to find salvation within lives that can feel beyond their control. In novels such as The Small Backs of Children and The Book of Joan, she has captivated readers with stories of visceral power. Now, in Verge, she offers a shard-sharp mosaic portrait of human resilience on the margins.
 
The landscape of Verge is peopled with characters who are innocent and imperfect, wise and endangered: an eight-year-old black-market medical courier, a restless lover haunted by memories of his mother, a teenage girl gazing out her attic window at a nearby prison, all of them wounded but grasping toward transcendence. Clear-eyed yet inspiring, Verge challenges us with moments of uncomfortable truth, even as it urges us to place our faith not in the flimsy guardrails of society but in the memories held—and told—by our own individual bodies.
Lidia Yuknavitch is the nationally bestselling author of the novels The Book of Joan, The Small Backs of Children, and Dora: A Headcase, and of the memoir The Chronology of Water. She is the recipient of two Oregon Book Awards and has been a finalist for the Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize and the PEN Center USA Creative Nonfict...
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Titre :Verge: StoriesFormat :Couverture rigideDimensions de l'article :208 pages, 8.32 X 5.35 X 0.75 poDimensions à l'expédition :208 pages, 8.32 X 5.35 X 0.75 poPublié le :4 février 2020Publié par :Penguin Publishing GroupLangue :anglais

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ISBN - 10 :0525534873

ISBN - 13 :9780525534877

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