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October 26, 2020 at 12:16 pm #6551Alain ConawayGuest
by Lynn Steger Strong
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- Format: hardcover, 224 pages
- Release date: July 7, 2020
- Author: Lynn Steger Strong
- ISBN: 9781250247544 (1250247543)
- Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
- Language: english
About The Book
Grappling with motherhood, economic anxiety, rage, and the limits of language, Want is a fiercely personal novel that vibrates with anger, insight, and love.
Elizabeth is tired. Years after coming to New York to try to build a life, she has found herself with two kids, a husband, two jobs, a PhD — and now they’re filing for bankruptcy. As she tries to balance her dream and the impossibility of striving toward it while her work and home lives feel poised to fall apart, she wakes at ungodly hours to run miles by the icy river, struggling to quiet her thoughts.
When she reaches out to Sasha, her long-lost childhood friend, it feels almost harmless — one of those innocuous ruptures that exist online, in texts. But her timing is uncanny. Sasha is facing a crisis, too, and perhaps after years apart, their shared moments of crux can bring them back into each other’s lives.
In Want, Lynn Steger Strong explores the subtle violences enacted on a certain type of woman when she dares to want things — and all the various violences in which she implicates herself as she tries to survive.
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