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Suicide's Girlfriend: A Novella and Short Stories

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Elizabeth Evans traces the complex and often painful threads of human relationships in Suicide's Girlfriend, her most inspired work to date. In these richly textured stories, you'll meet:

Oyekan, a confused young Nigerian student who wrestles with feelings his U.S. friends cannot understand.

Marie, an adolescent who makes a carefully philosophized, end-of-the-rope stab at sa
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Paperback, 192 pages
Published August 6th 2002 by Harper Perennial (first published July 2002)
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a friend brought me this book a few years ago and i was surprised to find the title story was based on someone i know. really closely. i know, but still- odd. the thing is this author, someone i never would have read but that she fell, quite literally, into my lap, does this great thing. she puts a suicide in a story but doesn't make the story about it. it's what generates all that happens but it's not what's really important. she goes other places, explores all the small things. something about ...more
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Elizabeth Evans was born, raised, and educated in Iowa. She attended Cornell College and the University of Iowa, where she received a Master of Fine Arts degree at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

Evans is the author of six books of fiction: As Good As Dead (March 2015), Rowing in Eden, Carter Clay, which was selected by the Los Angeles Times Book Review for the Best Books of 1999, and The Blue Hour, w
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