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Rhoda: A Life in Stories

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457 pages7 hours

Summary

From National Book Award Winner Ellen Gilchrist, a pillar of Southern literature hailed by the Washington Post as “a national treasure,” comes all twenty-one of her beloved Rhoda stories, plus two new tales starring Rhoda Manning sure to thrill readers.“Rhoda is indeed the shining manifestation of Gilchrist’s wry, intelligent, and passionate writing.” –Kirkus ReviewFollow Rhoda Manning from eight to sixty as she grows from a spunky, impetuous child to a confident, free-loving writer. Even at a young age, Rhoda loves to get her way, boasting a unique spark that only shines brighter in an adulthood full of sex and excitement. From diet pills to multiple marriages and an abortion to far-reaching travels, Rhoda’s sass and desire for adventure will delight all who go on these journeys with her.“Prolific author Gilchrist has a winner in this delightful collection.” –Library Journal

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