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Girl Trouble

(2009)
A collection of stories by

 
 
A high school basketball coach learns that his star player is pregnant - with his child. The nightmare of a college student's rape and murder is relived by both her mother and her killer, whose contradictory accounts call to question the very nature of victimhood. In these eight stories, the fine line between right and wrong, good and bad, love and violence is walked over and over again.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"Jones has a voice as expansive, complex, and beautiful as the country itself." - Joshua Ferris

"A grand debut of a writer who is assured, sensitive, and wonderfully skillful... A marvelous work of heartbreaking wisdom." - Edward P Jones

"Holly Goddard Jones is blessed with wisdom beyond her years. A gimlet eye, and an enviable literary talent... A fierce and exhilerating achievement." - Claire Messud


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Paperback Editions

September 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: Girl Trouble: Stories (P.S.)
Author(s): Holly Goddard Jones
ISBN: 0-06-177630-0 / 978-0-06-177630-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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Kindle Editions

August 2009 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Girl Trouble: Stories
Author(s): Holly Goddard Jones
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
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