Places in the world a woman could walk: stories

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Knopf, Dec 12, 1983 - Fiction - 131 pages
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The women in Janet Kauffman's spirited stories are unafraid to look closely at their flawed lives. Burdened by the struggles of a rural existence, they are determined to embrace the simplest pleasures with a true heart. Whether slaughtering a favorite cow or leaving a violent husband, these characters make tough choices and live with the consequences.

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User Review  - Margo Solod - Goodreads

i am not, in general, a big fan of short stories. this is a good example of a woman who had one really great book of stories in her. i felt her second book was a total letdown. if she's written anything since i haven't found it, but then i haven looked too hard. Read full review

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