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Breaking & Entering

(1980)
A novel by

 
 
Willie and Liberty are drifters. They break into Florida vacation homes while the owners are away, stay a while, and then move on. They have been lovers since they were teenagers, yet Liberty now senses that Willie is drifting away from her - that their search, so relentless and mysterious, is becoming increasingly dangerous. An exhilarating cast of characters reflects this search, which is not just for home, but for self.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"Breaking & Entering is in the company of Celine, Flannery O'Connor and Margeret Atwood... Joy Williams demolishes other writers." - James Salter


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Hardback Editions

October 1988 : UK Hardback

Title: Breaking and Entering
Author(s): Joy Williams
ISBN: 0-00-271055-2 / 978-0-00-271055-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Harvill Press
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Paperback Editions

May 1988 : USA Paperback
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Title: Breaking and Entering
Author(s): Joy Williams
ISBN: 0-394-75773-4 / 978-0-394-75773-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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October 1989 : UK Paperback

Title: Breaking and Entering (Flamingo S.)
Author(s): Joy Williams
ISBN: 0-00-654366-9 / 978-0-00-654366-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Flamingo
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Kindle Editions

September 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Breaking and Entering
Author(s): Joy Williams
Publisher: Vintage
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