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Walking Naked (1982) [Novel]
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Laura is happily married, a mother, and a successful novelist. Although prey to night terrors, she is adept at smoothing the disorder of reality into controlled prose. Interweaving memory, conversation, and reflection, "Walking Naked" telescopes the whole of Laura's life--childhood, marriages, triumphs, and disappointments--into a day in which the past and the present converge. It begins with a game of tennis played for duty rather than amusement and progresses, via an afternoon party of old friends and jaded emotions, to a bewildering visit to Laura's son, who is imprisoned on a drugs charge. At its close, the possibility of death within the family brings unresolved conflicts to center stage, and Laura strips herself of the posturing and self-deceit with which she has cloaked her vulnerability.

Original title: Walking Naked
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionWomen's Fiction

Edition #1: Walking Naked

Walking Naked (1982)
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Language: English

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Walking Naked (1982)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 0312854560
Pages: 221

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