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University of Georgia Press

The Edge of Marriage

The Edge of Marriage

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The characters in this extraordinary debut collection fi nd themselves caught between commitment and responsibility. In one story, a wife struggles to care for her adulterous husband after a car accident. In another, a husband finds himself drawn to his wife's former lover. In language that is eloquent and precise, these stories speak to the mysteries of friendship and marriage. This startling and powerful collection is illuminated by keen insight and hope.

Author: Hester Kaplan
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Published: 03/15/2010
Pages: 192
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.56lbs
Size: 8.50h x 5.50w x 0.45d
ISBN: 9780820335179

About the Author
HESTER KAPLAN is the author of the novels The Tell and Kinship Theory and of the short story collections Unravished and The Edge of Marriage. Her short fiction and nonfiction has been widely published and anthologized, including in the Best American Short Stories series. She is a recipient of an NEA fellowship, several state arts council grants, the McGinnis-Ritchie Award for Nonfiction, and the Salamander Fiction Prize, among others awards. She is cofounder of Goat Hill Writers and is on the faculty of Lesley University's MFA Program in Creative Writing. She lives in Rhode Island.

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