The Secret Habit of Sorrow

The Secret Habit of Sorrow

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Book - 2018
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"There's a pitch-perfect blend of linguistic dexterity, emotional wisdom, and wry observation in The Secret Habit of Sorrow. The characters in these stories feel like people you know, their struggles real. Victoria Patterson's prose has a Denis-Johnson-refiltered-through-Raymond-Carver-vibe, along with the emotional depth and density of Elena Ferrante. Whether it be the ties between women and their own and each other's infants, the struggles of parenthood, or the trials that come with excessive drinking and drug abuse, Patterson has an amazing ability to convey relationships and how our bonds can both save and destroy us"--
Publisher: Berkeley, CA :, Counterpoint Press,, [2018]
Edition: First paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781640090521
Branch Call Number: FIC PATTE V

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