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Inventing the Abbotts (1987) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

This collection of short stories explores the treacherously shifting ground of erotic and family relationships with deftness and depth. The title story is about a young man who takes up successively with three daughters of the most fashionable family in town. In other stories, whose characters range from a young girl in the first blush of sexual curiosity to a stricken dowager whose seizures release a brutal and sometimes obscene candor, Sue Miller presents a compelling gallery of contemporary men and women with hungry hearts and dismayed consciences.

Original title: Inventing the Abbotts
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

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Edition #1: Inventing the Abbotts

Inventing the Abbotts (1987)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Compelling...What Miller a distinctive sensibility, a candid exploration of the frail and gritty truths about trying to love without harm or reprisal." Boston Globe
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Inventing the Abbotts (February 1, 1999)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 9780060929978
Dimensions: 8.16 x 5.34 x .46 in
Pages: 192

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