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Spending by Mary Gordon

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Gordon dares to be unfashionable and demonstrate that some lucky people can have it all. -- starred, "Publishers Weekly" Monica Szabo is a middle-aged, struggling painter and mother who encounters a wealthy stock broker who soon becomes her lover and takes wonderful care of her. Shortly thereafter, her artwork makes her a media darling and very rich at the precise time that her lover suffers a reversal of fortune. What happens to a relationship that literally is on its head? Passionate, provocative, and highly intelligent, this new novel displays Gordon's wit and perspective to their best effect.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780684852041
ISBN-10: 0684852047
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Scribner
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Mary Gordon

Mary Gordon is also the author of the novels The Company of Women, The Rest of Life, and The Other Side, as well as a critically acclaimed memoir, The Shadow Man. Winner of the Lila Acheson Wallace Reader's Digest Writer's Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the 1996 O. Henry Prize for best short story, she teaches at Barnard College and lives in New York City.

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