Annie Oakley's Girl

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City Lights Books, Jun 1, 1993 - Fiction - 154 pages
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"One of the freshest, most memorable story collections of my lifetime. And 'A Good Man,' one of the most important. Rarer than the newness, the wit, the vivid readability, is the deep caring understanding, the wholeness, the truth which this astonishing, haunting writer creates her people. 'A Good Man' will be a revelation, an epiphany to many a reader." -Tillie Olsen

"In Annie Oakley's Girl, people are so much larger, their motives, dreams and mysteries so much more complex than you ever imagined. Love is so much more dangerous, grief so much more powerful, hope so much more tenuous and necessary. I read everything Rebecca Brown writes, watch for her books and hunt down her short stories. She is simply one of the best contemporary lesbian writers around, and Annie Oakley's Girl is stunning." -Dorothy Allison

 

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Obsession, jealousy, and thoughts of death are the essence of this surrealistic short story collection by Brown ( The Terrible Girls , City Lights, 1992). In the title story, "Annie,'' a young girl is ... Read full review

Contents

Annie
1
The Joy of marriage
35
Love Poem
65
A Good man
93
Grief
147
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Rebecca Brown is the author of a dozen books of prose including THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU, THE END OF YOUTH, THE DOGS, THE TERRIBLE GIRLS (City Lights) and THE GIFTS OF THE BODY (HarperCollins).

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