by Barbara Wright (Goodreads Author)
Reminiscent of Mona Simpson's Anywhere But Here, Wright's first novel takes a compassionate look at a young woman who has to grow up too soon and who must find in herself the strength to make it on her own. Between her job and caring for her depressed father, Jay Winbourne tries desperately to hold things together--but everything's going to pieces anyway.
Hardcover, 390 pages
Published December 3rd 2005 by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
(first published May 1995)
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Barbara Wright grew up in North Carolina and has lived in France, Korea, and El Salvador. Her novels include Crow (Random House) Easy Money (Algonquin) and Plain Language (Touchstone/Simon & Schuster), which won a Spur Award from the Western Writers of America. She has worked as a fact checker for Esquire Magazine and as a screenwriter. She lives in Denver with her husband and plays tennis and...moreMore about Barbara Wright...