The Secret Names of Women: Stories

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Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1999 - Fiction - 152 pages
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Set in the frantic pace of the hip, edgy contemporary world, the characters that fill Lynne Barrett’s second collection of stories are on the go. These are stories of savvy, sharp women—women who know the score—women who may be bitter, but who are resigned to the choices they’re about to make. These are women—and men—who are all making good time, because the strongest thing going for them is an unrelenting belief in themselves.

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About the author (1999)

LYNNE BARRETT’s stories have appeared in Mondo Barbie, Having a Wonderful Time, Simply the Best Mysteries, Marilyn: Shades of Blonde and many other anthologies, as well as in Redbook, Other Voices, Tampa Review, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and Quarterly West. She has won an Edgar Award for best mystery story adn has received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. With her husband and son, she lives in Miami and Boston. She teaches at Florida International University and edits Gulf Stream Magazine.

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