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Irene Vilar

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"Irene Vilar is a writer of extraordinary passion, erudition, and intelligence"---Tobias Wolff
"This is another dark perfect gem from Irene Vilar. Impossible Motherhood is like a journey into a harrowing underworld but guided by Vilar's gifts and her light we emerge in the end transformed, enlightened and oh so alive."---Junot Diaz
"Stunning. A Lyrical and visionary memoir of depression, Puerto Rican identity, and young womanhood"--- Kirkus Review on "The Ladies' Gallery (starred)
"Startling, raw, and affecting, a painful exercise in which memoir as therapy become
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Joseph Michael Owens Thanks for the friend accept!!


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Blair Thanks, Irene, for the friend request. I just put "Ladies' Gallery" on my reading list, and I looked forward to your newest memoir next year. All the best, Blair

Blair Kilpatrick

Accordion Dreams: A Journey into Cajun and Creole Music (University Press of Mississippi, January 2009)




Abbeville Press Hi Irene, and thanks for the add.

We do hope you check back with us for updates on our books and our exciting new online media.


message 4: by Kate

Kate What wonderful reviews you posted above. I'd love to read your work.
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message 3: by Aine

Aine MacAodha Hi Irene, thanks for stopping by my page, your book is one I would like to read, I will add it .

Best of luck with everything, Aine.


message 2: by Peter

Peter Cole Hello, and thanks for adding me

-peter


Mariana ;) wow...thanks, Irene! It's an honour for me to be part of your list of friends! I hope you have a good weekend! Keep in touch!
:* The warmest kisses and greetings from Brazil!
Mari


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