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Missing Women and Others by Jane Spence

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Published by Riverhead Hardcover .
Written in English


  • Popular American Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / General,
  • Short stories

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8737736M
ISBN 101573220981
ISBN 109781573220989

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  The Missing Woman and Other Stories - Kindle edition by Burns, Carole. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Missing Woman and Other Stories/5(3). Get this from a library! Missing women and others: stories by. [June Spence] -- A collection of stories about women. One is on the reaction of women in a town to the disappearance of some women, in a second two women joggers discuss the prospect of rape, and a third is on the. Missing Women and Others User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Written by the winner of the Willa Cather Award, these stories are about ordinary people in believable situations: teenage girls discovering their sexuality, two women paranoid about being raped. The stories in this collection circle around women who are either literally missing - a mother in rehab, a daughter never born - or who are missing some metaphorical piece of themselves. A father t.

Missing Women and Others. By JUNE SPENCE Riverhead Books. Read the Review. MISSING WOMEN Three women have vanished--a mother, her teenage daughter, and the daughter's friend--purses and cars left behind, TV on, door unlocked. The daughter had plans to spend the day at the lake with friends and never showed. The term "missing women" indicates a shortfall in the number of women relative to the expected number of women in a region or is most often measured through male-to-female sex ratios, and is theorized to be caused by sex-selective abortions, female infanticide, and inadequate healthcare and nutrition for female is argued that technologies that enable prenatal sex. Girl, Woman, Other follows a string of women in the UK, and all are women of color with a fair amount of varying sexual orientation. Each section has its own voice and style while the characters interact with each other throughout (so the reader gets different versions/perspective I snuck one more book in from the Booker Prize shortlist before.   Girl, Woman, Other is about struggle, but it is also about love, joy and imagination. The book culminates with her protagonists – black women of different generations, faiths, classes, politics.

MISSING WOMEN AND OTHERS: Stories. by Spence, June. Seller , IOBA Published Condition Fine in glossy black and white covers. Item Price. MISSING WOMEN AND OTHERS: Stories. By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. A first collection from the winner of the Willa Cather Fiction contest: 15 stories, some having appeared in The Best American Short Stories, Seventeen, and The Oxford Review, by a southern writer who excels at charting. Missing Women and Others: Stories June Spence, Author Riverhead Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. CHANGE BABY; Buy this book ""I was the woods. Winner of the Ploughshares John C. Zacharis First Book Award Stories in The Missing Woman circle around women who are either literally missing – a mother in rehab, a daughter never born – or who are missing some metaphorical piece of themselves. A father tries to convince his uncompromising, anorexic daughter to want to live, a single woman lures men to her bed only to abandon them.