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Acceptable Losses


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November 1996

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Edra Ziesk's debut novel is a story of loss and the effort to replace what is lost with love. Set in a small New Jersey shore town, the narrative traces the intersecting lives of three young people, silhouetted against the backdrop of the tumultuous years that saw the deaths of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr., and spanned the Vietnam War. Fifteen-year-old Joellen Stein, grieving for her mother's untimely death, and Joe Handy, two years older, emotionally stunted by his father's repeated abandonments, come together in an attempt to compensate for their respective losses. Charlieo, Joellen's childhood friend, is left behind as she moves beyond the pale of childish things, into a passion edged in desperation.

Portrait

EDRA ZIESK has taught English composition at Hunter College and fiction writing at New York University. Her fiction has appeared in anthologies and in publications including "Other Voices, Folio, Blueline," and "Playgirl." Ziesk lives in New York City in an apartment so small she has to sit on the steps outside to write when her daughter is home from school.
EAN: 9780870744129
ISBN: 0870744127
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: TEXAS A & M UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 1996
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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