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Lucky Girls: Stories (Paperback)

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These five stories follow young women living far from home, coping with new and often unfamiliar rules, as they confront the compelling circumstances of adult love. The rich, unforgettable tales in this collection, set in Southeast Asia and on the Indian subcontinent, showcase a writer of exceptional talent, one of today's most gifted and exciting young voices.

About the Author

Nell Freudenberger's collection of stories, Lucky Girls, was a New York Times Notable Book and won the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2005 Freudenberger was the recipient of a Whiting Writers' Award. She lives in New York City.

Praise For…

“Throughout the book...are moments of sharp humor and wise insight.”
-Los Angeles Times

“Lucky Girls is a beautiful story that has a graceful simplicity.”

“Skillful and assured...Freudenberger’s prose is smooth.
-Raleigh News & Observer

“[Freudenberger’s] stories have the complex nuances of a mature writer.”
-Speakeasy magazine

“In simple, elegant prose, she renders foreign landscapes with unsentimental precision.”

“Freudenberger is...a fantastic writer.”
-Houston Press

“Extraordinary stories.”
-The Journal News

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061124273
ISBN-10: 0061124273
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: September 5th, 2006
Pages: 225
Language: English
Series: P.S.