Her Body and Other Parties

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  • Author : Carmen Maria Machado
  • Publisher : Graywolf Press
  • Pages : 248 pages
  • ISBN : 1555979807
  • Rating : 4/5 from 47 reviews
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Her Body and Other Parties

Her Body and Other Parties
  • Author : Carmen Maria Machado
  • Publisher : Graywolf Press
  • Release : 03 October 2017
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Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction “[These stories] vibrate with originality, queerness, sensuality and the strange.”—Roxane Gay “In these formally brilliant and emotionally charged tales, Machado gives literal shape to women’s memories and hunger and desire. I couldn’t put it down.”—Karen Russell In Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado blithely demolishes the arbitrary borders between psychological realism and science fiction, comedy and horror, fantasy and fabulism. While her work has earned her

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