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- DescriptionViolet Clay had come to New York City from Charleston to take the art world by storm. But nine years, many affairs, and thousands of drinks later, the reality of her shadow life is made clear when she is fired from her job as a freelance illustrator. That same day, she hears that her beloved Uncle Ambrose, an unsuccessful writer, has shot himself.As Violet collects the shattered pieces of her uncle's life, she is forced to face herself and her own tattered dreams. And what she discovers is that she has just been going through the motions of living. She's t even sure she can do anything else. But she's in her mid-thirties and kws she still has time to try again. If she succeeds, she will have broken from her family of dreamers forever and can deservedly claim both the rich rewards and frustrating adversities of the artist's life....
- Author Biography<b>Gail Godwin</b> is a three-time National Book Award finalist and the bestselling author of twelve critically acclaimed novels, including <i>A Mother and Two Daughters, Violet Clay, Father Melancholy's Daughter, Evensong, The Good Husband, Queen of the Underworld, </i>and<i> Unfinished Desires</i>. She is also the author of <i>The Making of a Writer: Journals, 1961-1963 </i>and<i> The Making of a Writer, Volume 2: Journals, 1963-1969, </i> edited by Rob Neufeld. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts grants for both fiction and libretto writing, and the Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She has written libretti for ten musical works with the composer Robert Starer. Gail Godwin lives in Woodstock, New York.
- Author(s)Gail Godwin
- PublisherRandom House USA Inc
- Date of Publication31/12/1995
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBallantine Books Inc.
- Weight295 g
- Width133 mm
- Height209 mm
- Spine22 mm
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