Stripping + Other Stories by Pagan Kennedy
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A collection of stories about females who don't fit in--each coping with the limits of her life by making up an elaborate and flattering lie about herself so as to escape a helpless situation. "These stories are simple and undramatic, yet subtly provocative."--New York Times Book Review
 

About Pagan Kennedy

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Pagan Kennedy is the author of 10 books in a variety of genres, including The Exes, The First Man-Made Man, Spinsters, Stripping, and Confessions of a Memory Eater, which was featured in Entertainment Weekly as an "EW pick." She is a regular contributor to the Boston Globe, and has published articles in The New York Times. She also has been the recipient of a Barnes and Noble Discover Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction, and a Smithsonian Fellowship for science writing. She lives in Somerville, Massachusetts.
 
Published February 1, 1993 by Serpent's Tail. 160 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In this impressive first collection, Kennedy presents a series of quirky but likable girls and women.

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