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This book unravels the complexities of a postmodern family. There's Will, a curious five year old; Jody, his mother; Mel, Jody's all too perfect lover; and Wayne, the father who left Will. Beattie shows us how these people attract and repel one another
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Ann Beattie has published eight novels and ten collections of stories, among them Chilly Scenes of Winter, Falling in Place, The Burning House, Love Always, Picturing Will, and Another You. She was the Edgar Allan Poe Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Virginia (emerita). She is a member of The American Academy of Arts and Letters and of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She and her husband, Lincoln Perry, live in Maine and Key West, Florida.Synopsis:
The complexities of a postmodern family unravel in the story of Will, a 5-year-old who listens to plants through a toy stethoscope; his mother Jody and her lover, Mel; and Wayne, Will's bedhopping father.
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Book Description Vintage, 1991. Paperback. Condition: New. Reprint. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in NEW condition. Seller Inventory # 0679731946-2-1
Book Description Vintage, 1991. Paperback. Condition: New. Reprint. book. Seller Inventory # M0679731946
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0679731946