Period of Confinement by Moira Crone

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A Baltimore working-class neighborhood verging on the arty is the background for the tenuous relationship between twenty-seven-year-old Alma Taylor, who has always steered clear of family commitments, and Richard Kaplan, who always keeps his options open

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Moira Crone is a fiction writer living in New Orleans. The author of three previous collections including What Gets Into Us, and a novel, A Period of Confinement, her works have appeared in Oxford American, The New Yorker, Image, Mademoiselle, and over forty other journals and twelve anthologies. She has won prizes for her stories and novellas, and in 2009 she was given the Robert Penn Warren Award from the Fellowship of Southern Writers for the entire body of her work. 
Published August 4, 1986 by Putnam Adult. 302 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Alma Taylor is a Baltimore artist who has an unlikely affair with Richard Kaplan--a man who comes on too strong and keeps coming that way until the next thing Alma knows she's in love, she's pregnant, she's married, she has a baby named Ruth--and there never seemed to have been a moment to say to...

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