☆ [PDF / Epub] ★ Disappearing Ingenue By Melissa Pritchard ✩ – Bluevapours.co.uk This wildly imaginative collection presents the misadventures of unlikely heroine Eleanor Stoddard as she tries to lead an exemplary life but finds that things just keep going awry In the summer after This wildly imaginative collection presents the misadventures of unlikely heroine Eleanor Stoddard as she tries to lead an exemplary life but finds that things just keep going awry In the summer after sixth grade she dreams of being as courageous as Anne Frank As a teenager her sudden devotion to Catholicism coincides with her crush on a nun As a suburban housewife who suspects her husband of having an affair she imitates Nancy Drew to try to solve her own personal mystery And as a middle aged woman she embarks on a trek through Central America accompanied by a rescued laboratory gorilla While Eleanor makes her way through a whirlwind of adventures with life and love in which she is constantly reinventing her identity and rethinking her priorities she manages to become a first rate student a published poet and a loyal mother Each story offers a glimpse into her familiar and charmingly odd journey and she comes hilariously to life in these disarming tales.
Awards Flannery O Connor Carl Sandburg Janet Kafka NEA five Pushcart and OHenry PrizesEleven books work published in Paris Review Ecotone A Public Space Conjunctions Southern Review O the Oprah Magazine ARRIVE the Wilson uarterly the Nation Chicago Tribune NYTBR Recent fiction in AGNI Ploughshares Summer Issue guest editors James Wood and Claire Messud and Gettysburg Review Pushcart Prize for The Carnation Milk Palace Carson McCullers Fellow in Columbus GA.
- 256 pages
- Disappearing Ingenue
- Melissa Pritchard
- 01 October 2016 Melissa Pritchard