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The Whore's Child and Other Stories



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Author
Russo, Richard
Descriptors
Academic Life
Adolescence
Adultery
Adulthood
Artists
Authors
Coming-of-Age
Convent Life
Decision Making
Domestic Violence
Dysfunctional Families
Family Relationships
Marriage
Nuns
Short Stories
Suburban Life
Women
Location/Setting:
United States
Time Period:
2000s
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Summary
Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Russo does amazing work in this deeply touching collection of short stories. The amazingly in depth chracterizations touch on and explore issues of life, adolesence, family, marriage, and middle age. The title story based upon the life and childhood of a nun is a tale that is truley moving.
Critique
Well paced short stories, Fascinating characaters portraying snipets of crucial time periods in each characters' life.
ISBN
0375411682
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# of Pages
240
Published
2002
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Reviewer's Initials: HM


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