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Life Expectancy

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In Girl Trouble, acclaimed writer Holly Goddard Jones examines small-town Southerners aching to be good, even as they live in doubt about what goodness is.

A high school basketball coach learns that his star player is pregnant--with his child. A lonely woman reflects on her failed marriage and the single act of violence, years buried, that brought about its destruction. In

Kindle Edition, 100 pages
Published (first published August 18th 2009)
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Holly Goddard Jones is the author of THE NEXT TIME YOU SEE ME (Touchstone, February 2012), a novel, and GIRL TROUBLE: STORIES (Harper Perennial, 2009). Her fiction has appeared most recently in TIN HOUSE and EPOCH, and has been anthologized in BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2008 and NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH 2007 and 2008. She was a 2007 recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award.
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