The track of real desires: a novel

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Knopf, 1994 - Fiction - 219 pages
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A long-gone woman returns home to Mississippi with her son and the knowledge of a secret ailment. As a long afternoon reaches toward midnight and beyond, through the eccentric cast of a Delta dinner party, a searing portrait emerges of Southern life, desires gone astray, and midlife suddenly encountered.

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Lowry's latest novel is set in provincial Eunola, Mississippi, among a group of hapless middle-aged friends who view one another much as they did in high school. When we first meet them, everyone is ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
6
Section 2
20
Section 3
24
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BEVERLY LOWRY is the author of six novels and the nonfiction works "Crossed Over "and "Her Dream of Dreams. "The recipient of the 2007 Richard Wright Literary Excellence Award, Lowry teaches at George Mason University. She lives in Austin, Texas.

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