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Anagrams (1986) [Novel]
by Lorrie Moore Rating: Weighted - 5.7 / Average - 3.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Gerard sits, fully clothed, in his empty bathtub and pines for Benna. Neighbors in the same apartment building, they share a wall and Gerard listens for the sound of her toilet flushing. Gerard loves Benna. And then Benna loves Gerard. She listens to him play piano, she teaches poetry and sings at nightclubs.

Original title: Anagrams


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionEccentric People
FictionGeneral FictionTroubled Lives

Edition #1: Anagrams

Anagrams (1986)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "An extraordinary, often hilarious novel." The New York Times Book Review
  • "From the very start, Lorrie Moore's generous gifts as a writer have been clear: a wry, distinctive voice, a gift for telling detail." The New York Times
  • "Anagrams has all the wit and inveigling playfulness of Selp-Help, plus an organic sophistication astounding in a first novel." The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • "A rare novel...Its surface sparkles with wit and humor, but underneath there's a keen intelligence at work, a seriousness of purpose that's deeply touching. Read Anagrams. It will bowl you over." The Plain Dealer
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Manifested in:

Anagrams (March 2007)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 9780307277282
Dimensions: 5.28 x 7.98 x .62
Pages: 225

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