Twenty Grand

And Other Tales of Love and Money

In this dazzling literary debut, Rebecca Curtis displays the gifts that make her one of the most talented writers of her generation. Her characters—young women struggling to find happiness, love, success, security, and adventure—wait tables, run away from home, fall for married men, betray their friends, and find themselves betrayed as well.

In "Hungry Self," a young waitress descends into the basement of a seemingly ordinary Chinese restaurant; in "Twenty Grand," a young wife tries to recover her lost fortune; in "Monsters," one family´s paranoia leads to a sacrifice; and in "The Witches," an innocent swim on prom night proves more dangerous than anyone could have imagined. With elegant prose and a wicked sense of humor, these stories reveal Curtis´s provocative and uncompromising view of life, one that makes her writing so poignant and irresistible.

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Rebecca Curtis´s writing has appeared in The New Yorker, including its debut fiction issue, as well as in Harper´s, McSweeney´s, and n+1. She is a recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers´ Award, and her work has been selected for The O. Henry Prize Stories. She teaches in the graduate writing program at Columbia University.

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Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 304
Erscheinungsdatum 03.07.2007
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-06-117309-7
Verlag Harper Perennial
Maße (L/B/H) 203/133/16 mm
Gewicht 260
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