Great Expectations

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Open Book Publications in conjunction with Station Hill Press, 1982 - Fiction - 128 pages
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Using postmodern form, Kathy Acker's Great Expectations moves her narrator through time, gender, and identity as it examines our era's cherished beliefs about life and art.

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About the author (1982)

Kathy Acker was a novelist, essayist and performance artist whose books include " Blood and Guts in High School, The Childlike Life of the Black Tarantula, Empire of the Senseless, In Memoriam to Identity, Don Quixote, My Mother: Demonology", and her last novel, "Pussy King of the Pirates". Born and raised on New York's Upper East Side, she died of breast cancer in Tijuana, Mexico, in 1997.

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