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6 edition of A House of Girls found in the catalog.

A House of Girls

by Thomas Rain Crowe

  • 3 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Wind Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12217207M
    ISBN 101893239683
    ISBN 109781893239685
    OCLC/WorldCa232547997

    Tara Conklin's The House Girl is a top choice among BookBrowse readers. 21 out of 23 reviewers gave it 4 or 5 stars! Here is what they say about this highly regarded book: The House Girl is about finding yourself and finding your history. It's about defining yourself on your own terms and not by others. The House Girl (Book): Conklin, Tara: A novel of love, family, and justice follows Lina Sparrow, an ambitious first-year associate in a Manhattan law firm, as she searches for the "perfect plaintiff" to lead a historic class-action lawsuit worth trillions of dollars in reparations for descendants of American slaves.

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The scene in which Stella adopts her white persona is a tour de force of doubling and confusion. Who was the most memorable character of The House Girl and why. Josephine, probably because Ms Turpin sounded like Josephine. Any additional comments.

This book seemed more like the first draft--before the characters were all beefed up and given personalities, backgrounds, a reason for being in the story.

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