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Life and Death of Harriett Frean

Life and Death of Harriett Frean( )
Author: Sinclair, May
Introduction by: Prose, Francine
ISBN:978-0-8129-6995-5
Publication Date:Nov 2003
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $19.99
Book Description:

“In a few short pages,” writes Francine Prose in her Introduction, “May Sinclair succeeds in rendering the oppressive weight and strength of the chains of family love.” Young Harriett Frean is taught that “behaving beautifully” is paramount, and she becomes a self-sacrificing woman whose choices prove devastating to herself and to those who love her most. An early pioneer of stream-of-consciousness writing, Sinclair employs the technique...
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Book Details
Pages:112
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.2 x 20.2 x 0.8 cm
Book Weight:0.1 Kilograms
Author Biography
Sinclair, May (Author)


Francine Prose was born on April 1, 1947. She graduated from Radcliffe College in 1968. She received the PEN Translation Prize in 1988 and received a Guggenheim fellowship in 1991. Francine Prose novel The Glorious Ones, has been adapted into a musical with the same title by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. It ran at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center in New York City in the fall of 2007. Prose has served as president of PEN American Center, a New York City based literary society of writers, editors, and translators that works to advance literature in 2007 and 2008.

Prose novel, Blue Angel, a satire about sexual harassment on college campuses, was a finalist for the National Book Award. One of her novels, Household Saints, was adapted for a movie by Nancy Savoca. In 2014 her title Lovers at the Chameleon Club - Paris 1932, made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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