Confessions of a Falling Woman: And Other Stories (P.S.)

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Ten masterworks of short fiction by turns tender, comic, powerful, and devastating from the highly praised author of The Madonnas of Leningrad

A surprised Southern matriarch is confronted by her family at an intervention. . . . A life-altering breakin triggers insomniac introspection in a desperate actor. . . . Streetwise New York City neighbors let down their guard for a naive puppeteer and must suffer the consequences. . . . In this stunning collection of short stories five of which are being published for the very first time bestselling, award-winning author Debra Dean displays the depth and magnitude of her literary talent. Replete the seamless storytelling and captivating lyrical voice that made her debut novel, The Madonnas of Leningrad, a national bestseller, Dean s Confessions of a Falling Woman is a haunting, satisfying, and unforgettable reading experience.

A novel that dares to be beautiful and fully succeeds. Daily Mail (London)"

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"A humorous collection . . . Readers will certainly forget themselves in these sparkling stories, pausing over small, strange moments that change entire lives."--Publishers Weekly

"Dean is a marvelous chameleon of a writer, adapting, reflecting, revealing multiple, generous worlds with perceptiveness, humor and light."--A. Manette Ansay, author of Blue Water and Vinegar Hill

"An attractive wry humor ripples through this collection of ten stories . . . Beautifully calibrated . . . Dean has a fine appreciation for the way chance can save or doom careers and marriages. More, please."--Kirkus Reviews

A humorous collection . . . Readers will certainly forget themselves in these sparkling stories, pausing over small, strange moments that change entire lives. --Publishers Weekly"

An attractive wry humor ripples through this collection of ten stories . . . Beautifully calibrated . . . Dean has a fine appreciation for the way chance can save or doom careers and marriages. More, please. --Kirkus Reviews"

Dean is a marvelous chameleon of a writer, adapting, reflecting, revealing multiple, generous worlds with perceptiveness, humor and light. --A. Manette Ansay, author of Blue Water and Vinegar Hill"

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