Trash

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Published: 2002-09-24

ISBN: 9780452283510

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Plume

Synopsis

Trash, Allison’s landmark collection, laid the groundwork for her critically acclaimed Bastard Out of Carolina, the National Book Award finalist that was hailed by The New York Times Book Review as “simply stunning…a wonderful work of fiction by a major talent.” In addition to Allison’s classic stories, this new edition of Trash features “Stubborn Girls and Mean Stories,” an introduction in which Allison discusses the writing of Trash and “Compassion,” a never-before-published short story. First published in 1988, the award-winning Trash showcases Allison at her most fearlessly honest and

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The Spell

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Published: 2000-05-01

ISBN: 9780140286373

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

Synopsis

Here are the interlocking affairs of four men: Robin Woodfield, an architect in his late forties trying to build an idyllic life in Dorset with his young lover, Justin, a would-be actor increasingly disenchanted with the countryside; Robin’s attractive and dangerously volatile twenty-two-year-old son Danny; and Justin’s former boyfriend Alex, whose life is unexpectedly transformed by a night of house music and a tab of ecstasy. As each falls under the spell of romance or drugs, country living or rough trade, a richly ironic picture emerges of the illusions of love, and of the clashing imperatives

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Tipping the Velvet

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Published: 2000-05-01

ISBN: 9781573227889

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Riverhead Trade

Synopsis

“Lavishly crammed with the songs, smells, and costumes of late Victorian England” (The Daily Telegraph), this delicious, steamy debut novel chronicles the adventures of Nan King, who begins life as an oyster girl in the provincial seaside town of Whitstable and whose fortunes are forever changed when she falls in love with a cross-dressing music-hall singer named Miss Kitty Butler. When Kitty is called up to London for an engagement on “Grease Paint Avenue, ” Nan follows as her dresser and secret lover, and, soon after, dons trousers herself and joins the act. In time, Kitty breaks her heart,

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The Men from the Boys

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Published: 1998-06-01

ISBN: 9780452278561

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Plume

Synopsis

Jeff O?Brien?bright, good-looking, and inching dangerously past thirty?is caught between two generations, the Baby Boomers and Generation X. He?s been with his partner, Lloyd, for seven years now, but when Lloyd announces that there?s no passion left between them, Jeff is sent into something of an existential frenzy. Desperate not to end up alone, Jeff haunts the dance floor and roadside rest stops, finding both the sordid and the sublime in anonymous encounters. But it?s love he?s after, so ultimately it?s his bittersweet romance in Provincetown with Eduardo, twenty-two and a vision of gorgeous,

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