You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, May 1, 2004 - Fiction - 167 pages
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Anatural evolution from the earlier, much-acclaimed collection In Love
& Trouble, these fourteen provocative and often humorous stories show
women oppressed but not defeated.These are hopeful stories about love,
lust, fame, and cultural thievery, the delight of new lovers, and the
rediscovery of old friends, affirmed even across self-imposed color lines.
 

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Review: You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down: Short Stories

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A very good collection of short stories. 1955, Advancing Luna, and Porn, were my favorite. Read full review

Contents

Nineteen FiftyFive
13
How Did I Get Away with Killing One of the Biggest Lawyers in the State? It Was Easy
31
Elethia
37
The Lover
41
Petunias
50
Coming Apart
51
Fame
64
The Abortion
74
Porn
87
Advancing Lunaand Ida B Wells
95
Laurel
115
A Letter of the Times or Should This SadoMasochism Be Saved?
128
A Sudden Trip Home in the Spring
134
Source
148

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About the author (2004)

Bestselling novelist ALICE WALKER is also the author of three collections of short stories, three collections of essays, six volumes of poetry, and several children's books. Her novel The Color Purple won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and her work has been translated into more than two dozen languages. Born in Eatonton, Georgia,Walker now lives in northern California.

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