Two Girls, Fat and Thin: A Novel

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Two Girls, Fat and Thin: A Novel

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This captivating novel shimmers with dark intensity and wicked wit. In a stunning synthesis of eroticism, rage, pathos, and humor, Gaitskill's "fine storyteller's pace and brilliant metaphors" (The New York Times Book Review) create a haunting and unforgettable journey into the dark side of contemporary life and the deepest recesses of the soul.

Mary Gaitskill’s novel, Veronica, was nominated for a 2005 National Book Award and was one of The New York Times’s 10 Best Books of 2005. She is also the author of the acclaimed novels Because They Wanted To and Two Girls, Fat and Thin. Her stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, Esquire, The Best American Short Stories (1993), and The O. Henry Prize Stories (1998). Her short story “Secretary” was the basis for the film of the same name. She lives in New York.

ISBN: 9780684843124

ISBN-10: 9780684843124

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 02/27/1998 - 12:00am

On Sale: 02/27/1998 - 12:00am

Pages: 320

Language: English

Categories

Fiction

Fiction / Literary

Fiction / Erotica