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She Was Like That From Kate Walbert, the highly acclaimed, National Book Award nominee, comes a dazzling, career spanning collection of new and selected stories about the trials of womanhood and the vulnerabilities of motherhood In these deft, acutely funny, heartbreaking stories, Kate Walbert delves into the hearts and minds of women in the age of anxiety Her characters are uneasy in one way or another they all yearn for connection they all struggle to find meaning in their lives as mothers, wives, and daughters they all try to find their own voices often within isolated, and isolating, circumstances In the dazzling opening story MM World, a mother is plunged into panic when she briefly loses one of her daughters at the Times Square store In Slow the Heart, a mother tries to ease tension at the dinner table with Roses and Thorns, the game she knows the Obamas played in the White House In Radical Feminists, a woman skating with her two children encounters the man who derailed her career a decade earlier And in the story, A Mother Is Someone Who Tells Jokes, a grieving mother reflects on the kindergarten project that preceded her son s autism diagnosis. Read She Was Like That Author Kate Walbert – anguillais.us

Download She Was Like That– anguillais.us
  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • She Was Like That
  • Kate Walbert
  • English
  • 15 April 2017
  • 1476799423

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  1. says:

    Note to self noKate Walbert This is a third book I ve read of hers, two novels and now a collection of short storiesthan an adequate sampling by any standards and her writing just really doesn t work for me And to be fair, I m completely willing to admit this isn t entirely author s fault or possibly not even at all, there is definitely such a thing as a lack of author reader chemistry and this is most likely it Walbert is a well respected and acclaimed author, I m sure she has Note to self noKate Walbert This is a third book I ve read of hers, two novels and now a collection of short storiesthan an adequate sampling by any standards and her writing just really doesn t work for me And to be fair, I m completely willing to admit this isn t entirely author s fault or possibly not even at all, there is definitely such a thing as a lack of author reader chemistry and this is most likely it Walbert is a well respected and acclaimed author, I m sure she has ...


  2. says:

    Navel gazing for upper middle class white women in New York City The quality of writing in these short stories is wonderful, but I saw little point to the stories themselves These pieces of writing came across as character studies, perhaps for a novel the author plans to write in the future I enjoyed the first couple of storie...


  3. says:

    A friend of mine gave me the advanced readers edition a few days ago and I ve not put it down yet.I really love kates writing.The way she describes her surroundings is incredible, I haven t even been to many of these places and she makes me feel like I am living them S...


  4. says:

    A collection of short stories about stay at home moms, usually living in New York City with anxiety, who encounterinteresting people than themselves Meh None of the stories stood out or made an impression Even the writing was just ok.I received a copy from NetGalley in exchang...


  5. says:

    I am the perfect audience for this book Middle aged, young kids, daily asking myself how I ended up where I am, etc, but I didnt find myself itching to pick this book back up after putting it down While I did finish it, an...

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