By (author) Molly Giles
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Rough Translations by Molly Giles
Book DescriptionMolly Giles's engaging collection of stories was the winner not only of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction but also of the 1985 San Francisco Bay Area Book Reviewers Association (BABRA) Award for Fiction and the 1986 "Boston Globe" Fiction Award. Many of the stories in "Rough Translations" have been anthologized and adapted for radio performance.A master of the complexities of language, Molly Giles writes of the missed connections in life and of the rough translations that we employ when we try to convey, through words and gestures, what we are thinking and what we want from our loved ones.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780820323701
Paperback / softback
(219mm x 159mm x 10mm)
Imprint: University of Georgia Press
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publish Date: 15-Oct-1993
Country of Publication: United States
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This evocative collection of 14 stories introduces women struggling to make their voices heard amid the cacophony of everyday life. Molly Giles portrays women blessed with the delightful ability to pick up and go on . . . even if it's in the wrong direction.
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Author Biography - Molly Giles
Molly Giles is a lecturer in the creative writing department at San Francisco State University. Her stories have appeared in "Playgirl," "Redbook," "North American Review," "New England Review," and "Ascent," among other publications. She lives in Woodacre, California, with her three daughters.
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