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Mothers, Tell Your Daughters

(2015)
A collection of stories by

 
"Bonnie Jo Campbell is a master of rural America's postindustrial landscape." - Boston Globe

Named by the Guardian as one of our top ten writers of rural noir, Bonnie Jo Campbell is a keen observer of life and trouble in rural America, and her working-class protagonists can be at once vulnerable, wise, cruel, and funny. The strong but flawed women of Mothers, Tell Your Daughters must negotiate a sexually charged atmosphere as they love, honor, and betray one another against the backdrop of all the men in their world. Such richly fraught mother-daughter relationships can be lifelines, anchors, or they can sink a woman like a stone.

In "My Dog Roscoe," a new bride becomes obsessed with the notion that her dead ex-boyfriend has returned to her in the form of a mongrel. In "Blood Work, 1999," a phlebotomist's desire to give away everything to the needy awakens her own sensuality. In "Home to Die," an abused woman takes revenge on her bedridden husband. In these fearless and darkly funny tales about women and those they love, Campbell's spirited American voice is at its most powerful.

    

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Hardback Editions

October 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: Mothers, Tell Your Daughters: Stories
Author(s): Bonnie Jo Campbell
ISBN: 0-393-24845-3 / 978-0-393-24845-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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Paperback Editions

October 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Mothers, Tell Your Daughters: Stories
Author(s): Bonnie Jo Campbell
ISBN: 0-393-35326-5 / 978-0-393-35326-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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Audio Editions

October 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Mothers, Tell Your Daughters: Stories
Author(s): Bonnie Jo Campbell
ISBN: 1-62231-978-8 / 978-1-62231-978-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: HighBridge Audio
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Kindle Editions

October 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Mothers, Tell Your Daughters: Stories
Author(s): Bonnie Jo Campbell
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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