The Resource Difficult women, Roxane Gay, (electronic resource)

Difficult women, Roxane Gay, (electronic resource)

Label
Difficult women
Title
Difficult women
Statement of responsibility
Roxane Gay
Creator
Contributor
Language
eng
Summary
Award-winning author and powerhouse talent Roxane Gay burst onto the scene with An Untamed State and the New York Times bestselling essay collection Bad Feminist. Gay returns with Difficult Women, a collection of stories of rare force and beauty, of hardscrabble lives, passionate loves, and quirky and vexed human connection. The women in these stories live lives of privilege and of poverty, are in marriages both loving and haunted by past crimes or emotional blackmail. A pair of sisters, grown now, have been inseparable ever since they were abducted together as children, and must negotiate the elder sister's marriage. A woman married to a twin pretends not to realize when her husband and his brother impersonate each other. A stripper putting herself through college fends off the advances of an overzealous customer. A black engineer moves to Upper Michigan for a job and faces the malign curiosity of her colleagues and the difficulty of leaving her past behind. From a girls' fight club to a wealthy subdivision in Florida where neighbors conform, compete, and spy on each other, Gay delivers a wry, beautiful, haunting vision of modern America reminiscent of Merritt Tierce, Jamie Quatro, and Miranda July
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
Difficult women, Roxane Gay, (electronic resource)
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Difficult women, Roxane Gay, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11794779
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Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11794779
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MWT11794779
  • MWT11794779
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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