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Tuck, Lily
Interviewing Matisse/The Woman Who Walked on Water/Siam/Limbo and Other Places I Have Lived/The News From Paraguay/Woman of Rome: A Life of Elsa Morante/I Married You for Happiness/The House at Belle Fontaine/Double Lifeof Liliane/Sisters/Heathcliff Redux
Various, Various, 1991. This offer is for a complete set of Lily Tuck's writings. All have been SIGNED by her on their respective title pages! An American citizen born in Paris who now divides her time between New York City and Maine; she has also lived in Thailand and (during her childhood) Uraguay and Peru. Her novel "The News From Paraguay" won the 2004 National Book Award for Fiction. The books include: 1) "Interviewing Matisse or the Woman Who Died Standing Up" (1991) - Tuck's instant classic of an all-night heart-to-heart is like a partyline plugged into what we talk about death, the answer being not grief but anything, everything. Eventually perhaps--perhaps even especially--Matisse. 2) "The Woman Who Walked on Water" (1996) - A beautifully crafted, dark fable, the story of a woman's search for meaning. 3) "Siam or The Woman Who Shot a Man: A Novel" (1999) - Nominated for the 2000 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. A haunting novel of intrigue and lost innocence set in Thailand during the onset of the Vietnam conflict. 4) "Limbo and Other Places I have Lived" (2002) - In her elegant and penetrating first collection of stories, Tuck offers a portrait of the subtle shifts that can render the accommodations we make to our lives or to our partners suddenly impossible. 5) "The News From Paraguay" (2004) - An historical epic that tells an unusual love story. A kaleidoscopic portrait of nineteenth-century Paraguay, a largely untouched wilderness where Europeans and North Americans intermingle with both the old Spanish aristocracy and native Guarani Indians, Winner of the 2004 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Mike Murray - Bookseller [East Windsor, NJ, U.S.A.]
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