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Crash Diet: Stories (1992) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Modern stories for modern times, Crash Diet is at once brilliant and bitter, happy and heartbreaking. In eleven stories, acclaimed novelist Jill McCorkle tells the varied tales of today's southern women, the lives they end up leading, and the loves that distract them. Sandra knows that the best revenge is her ex-husband's credit card; Ruthie is stuck owning a motel that the highway has bypassed; Anna is a widow who goes to airports and looks in on other people's lives; Bunny waits eagerly for her absent sister's postcards for advice on how to live.

Stuck in the slow lane, gunning their motors, they are women living the real life, hoping things will get better, but surprised when they occasionally do.


  • Crash Diet
  • Man Watcher
  • Gold Mine
  • First Union Blues
  • Departures
  • Comparison Shopping
  • Migration of the Love Bugs
  • Waiting for Hard Times to End
  • Words Gone Bad
  • Sleeping Beauty, Revised
  • Carnival Lights

Original title: Crash Diet: Stories
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

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Crash Diet: Stories (1992)
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Language: English

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Crash Diet: Stories (October 7, 1997)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 044991254X
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.4 x 0.5
Pages: 228

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