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On Keeping Women

(1977)
A novel by

 
 
A complex masterpiece that reveals the mind of a contemporary woman beyond the confines of family, love, and duty to one's self Lexie, a married woman with four children, undergoes a midlife crisis and questions her role as wife, mother, and lover.

From within a Victorian house in the Hudson River Valley, Lexie dissects her life experiences in hopes of gaining a deeper understanding of her unhappiness. Through rich symbolism, lively dialogue, and acute commentary, Hortense Calisher conjures a cohesive map of Lexie's personal awakening.

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Hardback Editions

September 1977 : USA Hardback
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Title: On Keeping Women
Author(s): Hortense Calisher
ISBN: 0-87795-169-1 / 978-0-87795-169-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Arbor House
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Paperback Editions

October 1979 : USA Paperback
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Title: On Keeping Women
Author(s): Hortense Calisher
ISBN: 0-425-03936-6 / 978-0-425-03936-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley Pub Group
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Audio Editions

September 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: On Keeping Women: A Novel
Author(s): Hortense Calisher
ISBN: 1-5318-1550-2 / 978-1-5318-1550-9
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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October 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: On Keeping Women: A Novel
Author(s): Hortense Calisher
Publisher: Audible Studios
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October 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: On Keeping Women: A Novel
Author(s): Hortense Calisher
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

September 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: On Keeping Women: A Novel
Author(s): Hortense Calisher
Publisher: Open Road Media
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