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Follies (2005) [Collection]
by Ann Beattie Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Follies is a novella, and collection of stories about adult children, aging parents, and the chance encounters that irrevocably alter lives. Ann Beattie looks at baby boomers in their maturity, sorting out their own lives and struggling with parents who are eccentric, unpredictable, and increasingly dependent.

  • Flechette Follies
  • Find and Replace
  • Duchais
  • Tending Something
  • Apology for a Journey not Taken
  • Mostre
  • The Garden Game
  • The Rabbit Hole as Likely Explanation
  • Just Going Out
  • That Last Odd Day in L.A.

Original title: Follies: New Stories
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

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Edition #1: Follies

Follies (2005)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Beattie's seventh collection explores middle age and generational conflict in an edgy novella and nine stories of varying intensity and excellence." Kirkus Reviews
  • "The tales in this volume showcase a newly flexible voice that accommodates both the author's patented gift for social observation and her more recent interest in her characters' inner lives." The New York Times
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Follies (May 2005)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: 9780743269612
Dimensions: 6.34 x 9.14 x 1.09
Pages: 320

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