Simple Recipes

Simple Recipes

eBook - 2009
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With delicate language and wisdom, Madeleine Thien explores the longing of families pulled apart by conflicts between generations, cultures, and values.Each of these stories captures a deeply personal world in which characters struggle to reconcile family loyalty with individual desires. In "House," a 10-year-old girl longs for the alcoholic mother who left the house one day never to return. In "Dispatch," a woman tries to hold her marriage together even after finding proof that her husband is in love with someone else. In "A Map of the City, " a young woman's troubled relationship with her father overshadows the course she takes in her adult life. Thien's fresh perspective and spare, haunting prose have already won her prizes and the praise of established masters. "Simple Recipes" is the beginning of a luminous writing career.
Publisher: New York, NY : Hachette Book Group, 2009
Edition: 1st eBook ed
ISBN: 9780316087131
0316087130
Branch Call Number: Online eBook
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Aug 08, 2011

Writing as sharp as a black and white photograph saturated with depression and darkness.

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