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The summer without men, Siri Hustvedt

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The summer without men
Title
The summer without men
Statement of responsibility
Siri Hustvedt
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Out of the blue, your husband of thirty years asks you for a pause in your marriage to indulge his infatuation with a young Frenchwoman. Do you: a) assume it's a passing affair and play along b) angrily declare the marriage over c) crack up d) retreat to a safe haven and regroup? Mia Fredricksen cracks up first, then decamps for the summer to the prairie town of her childhood, where she rages, fumes, and bemoans her sorry fate as abandoned spouse. But little by little, she is drawn into the lives of those around her: her mother and her circle of feisty widows; her young neighbour, with two small children and a loud, angry husband; and the diabolical pubescent girls in her poetry class. By the end of the summer without men, wiser though definitely not sadder, Mia knows what she wants to fight for and on whose terms
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Hustvedt, Siri
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Interpersonal relations
  • Women poets
  • Divorced women
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The summer without men, Siri Hustvedt
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Publication
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Due
Control code
000047554583
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
216 p.
Isbn
9781407483573
System control number
(OCoLC)747116255
Label
The summer without men, Siri Hustvedt
Publication
Note
Due
Control code
000047554583
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
216 p.
Isbn
9781407483573
System control number
(OCoLC)747116255

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