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Southern Discomfort

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ISBN-10: 0553274465

ISBN-13: 9780553274462

Edition: N/A

Authors: Rita Mae Brown, Rita Mae Brown

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Only Rita Mae Brown, author ofRubyfruit Jungle, could have written a novel as passionately delightful asSouthern Discomfort.  Here is a witty, warm and pentrating tale of two decades in Montgomery Alabama--a world where all is not what it seems.  Meet Hortensia Reedmuller Banastre, a beautiful woman entrenched on old money, white magnolia and a loveless marriage--until she meets an utterly gorgeous young prizefighter.  Amid such memorable characters as Banana Mae Parker and Blue Rhonda Latrec (two first-class whores) and Reverend Linton Ray (who wears his clerical collar too tightly for anyone's good), Hortensia struggles to survive the hurricane of emotions caused by her scandalous…    
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/1/1983
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Rita Mae Brown was born in Hanover, Pennsylvania, on November 28, 1944. She received an associate's degree from Broward Junior College in 1965, a B.A. in English and classics from New York University in 1968, a Cinematography Degree from the School of the Visual Arts in 1968, and a Ph.D. in English and political science from the Institute for Policy Studies in 1976. She was the writer-in-residence at the Women's Writing Center of Cazenovi College and a visiting instructor teaching fiction writing at the University of Virginia. After publishing two books of poetry, she published her first novel, Rubyfruit Jungle, in 1973. Her works include The Hand that Cradles the Rock, Sudden Death, Venus…