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Odd Woman and the City A Memoir

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ISBN-10: 0374298602

ISBN-13: 9780374298609

Edition: 2015

Authors: Vivian Gornick

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A memoir of self-discovery and the dilemma of connection in our time, The Odd Woman and the City explores the rhythms, chance encounters, and ever-changing friendships of urban life that forge the sensibility of a fiercely independent woman who has lived out her conflicts, not her fantasies, in a city (New York) that has done the same. Running steadily through the book is Vivian Gornick's exchange of more than twenty years with Leonard, a gay man who is sophisticated about his own unhappiness, whose friendship has "shed more light on the mysterious nature of ordinary human relations than has any other intimacy" she has known. The exchange between Gornick and Leonard acts as a Greek…    
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 5/19/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 5.23" wide x 7.79" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English