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Dingman Township Library F CAI (Text) 30352101303108 New Book Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780374148379
  • ISBN: 0374148376
  • Physical Description: 161 pages ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.

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"A woman aspiring to a contemplative life faces innumerable obstacles-cultural, financial, sexual, and metaphysical-that stand between her and the freedom to live as she desires"-- Provided by publisher.
"In "a strangely ageless world somewhere between Emily Dickinson and David Lynch" (Blake Butler), a cleaning woman at a museum of art nurtures aspirations to do more than simply dust the paintings around her. She dreams of having the liberty to explore them in writing, and so must find a way to win herself the time and security to use her mind. She escapes her lot by marrying a rich man, but having gained a husband, a house, high society, and a maid, she finds that her new life of privilege is no less constrained. Not only has she taken up different forms of time-consuming labor--social and erotic--but she is now, however passively, forcing other women to clean up after her. Perhaps another and more drastic solution is necessary?"--Amazon.
Subject: Women > Fiction.
Women cleaning personnel > Fiction.
Museums > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
Life change events > Fiction.
Culture conflict > Fiction.
Genre: Novels.
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