Nobody's girl: a novel

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Scribner, Feb 9, 1998 - Fiction - 285 pages
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Teacher Birdy Stone considers her time in Pinetop, New Mexico, an adventure as each night she gets high with her best friend, Jesus, until a widow asks her to edit her memoir, and Birdy is drawn into her mysterious world and embarks on a love affair with her son, who happens to be one of her students. 15,000 first printing.

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User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

Very well written but not exactly the feel good novel of the year. Read full review

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User Review  - Sally Kenney - Goodreads

OK n= 2 1/2 for Antonya Nelson but she seems to favor loser drifting women unmoored from Mom in problematic relationship with men. I don't find her characters all that likeable, although she writes the occasional sentence that takes your breath away. OK, back to the short stories. Read full review


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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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