Difficult Women Paperback / softback
by Roxane Gay
The women in these stories live lives of privilege and of poverty, are in marriages both loving and haunted by past crimes or emotional blackmail.
A pair of sisters, grown now, have been inseparable ever since they were abducted together as children, and must negotiate the elder sister's marriage.
A woman married to a twin pretends not to realize when her husband and his brother impersonate each other.
A stripper putting herself through college fends off the advances of an overzealous customer.
A black engineer moves to Upper Michigan for a job and faces the malign curiosity of her colleagues and the difficulty of leaving her past behind.
From a girls' fight club to a wealthy subdivision in Florida where neighbors conform, compete, and spy on each other, Gay delivers a wry, beautiful, haunting vision of modern America.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 03/01/2017
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781472152770
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