Female trouble: a collection of short stories

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Thorndike Press, 2002 - Fiction - 376 pages
19 Reviews
A collection of thirteen stories includes "Incognito," "Loose Cannon," and the title story about marriage, family, and female life.

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Enjoyed Nelson's writing style. - Goodreads
A few were too crowded with characters or plot. - Goodreads
Great, off-kilter characterizations. - Goodreads
First story was good, but her writing is too uneven. - Goodreads

Review: Female Trouble: Stories

User Review  - Katherine Marie - Goodreads

Introspective reading is sometimes a bit hard to survive with dry eyes. The stories in this collection are written with honest experience type insight. Read full review

Review: Female Trouble: Stories

User Review  - Natalie - Goodreads

I really wanted this book to be good. I willed myself to like the dramatic tales and try to insert myself in the character's stories, but I couldn't. I thought this book would have more humor instead of drama. I was wrong. Read full review

Contents

Incognito
11
Stitches
49
The Lonely Doll
72
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Antonya Nelson teaches creative writing at the University of Houston, and is the award-winning author of three novels and four short story collections. Her stories have appeared in "The New Yorker", "Harper's", and "The Best American Short Stories". She divides her time among Texas, Colorado, and New Mexico.

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