The Annunciation

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Little, Brown, 1983 - Fiction - 353 pages
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Amanda is a middle-aged would-be writer whose surprising, passionate affair with a young, unsophisticated Arkansas hill musician parallels the experiences of an obscure, tragic, eighteenth-century French poetess whose work she is translating

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Well-written, yes, but I just couldn't care about these characters. I don't empathize with people who are so self-absorbed and who feel sorry for themselves despite having so many advantages. Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Well-written, yes, but I just couldn't care about these characters. I don't empathize with people who are so self-absorbed and who feel sorry for themselves despite having so many advantages. Read full review

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About the author (1983)

She is the author of 16 works of fiction, including the story collection Victory Over Japan, which won the National Book Award & most recently, The Cabal & Other Stories. She lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Ocean Springs, Mississippi & New Orleans, Louisiana.

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