Abigal Thomas' GETTING OVER TOM is truely a delightful read. When I got it home I immediately began reading the book and couldn't put it down. The book reveals emotions that I could relate to which kept me reading more.
Abigal Thomas' GETTING OVER TOM is truely a delightful read. Full of short stories that are sure to make you smile, this book is a real winner when it comes to portraying life's many sides. Including everything from remembering your first kiss, your best friend from school, dealing with tough times, and even middle age, there is sure to be a story in there somewhere that will leave you touched. I have re-read this book three times and have encouraged my friends to also read it.
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Abigail Thomas's first book of stories proves she has got the goods on both the "Loving" and the "Loved. That she also has the keenest sense of both the sublime and the ridiculous sides of romance is what makes Getting Over Tom so enchanting
Abigail Thomas's first book of stories proves she has got the goods on both the "Loving" and the "Loved. That she also has the keenest sense of both the sublime and the ridiculous sides of romance is what makes Getting Over Tom so enchanting. Результаты поиска по книге.
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Welcome to the delightful array of smart and sassy women who valiantly - and hilariously - struggle with the eternal battle of the sexes in this gutsy collection of stories. Child brides, misguided newlyweds, and lusty middle-aged grandmothers are just a few of the characters Abigail Thomas brings to life in these wise and witty stories about women of all.
Abigail Thomas has created magic for smart, curious readers. Abigail Thomas is the author of the novel An Actual Life and the story collections Getting Over Tom and Herb’s Pajamas. Her prose is poetic, charged with hope and promise. I admire every word she writes: her work makes me happy. Kaye Gibbons, author of Ellen Foster and Charms for the Easy Life. She lives with her husband in New York City, where she teaches in the . Writing program at the New School. Also by ABIGAIL THOMAS.
Abigail Thomas has a new memoir What Comes Next and How to Like It, to be published March 24, 2015 by Scribner. Thomas’s tiny book Two Pages contains prompts for two-page exercises that Abigail Thomas, author of fiction and memoirs, assigned in writing workshops. What Comes Next and How to Like It is a beautifully felt, deeply moving memoir, the best work yet by a woman who has already done some of the best work in the field. It’s about friendship, and the shocks friendship can endure when it’s true and deep. They were compiled by her students. Use them if you need a side door into work that is too daunting to enter from the front.
Abigail Thomas, the daughter of renowned science writer Lewis Thomas (The Lives of a Cell), is the mother of four children . Her first three books Getting Over Tom, An Actual Life, and Herb’s Pajamas were works of fiction.
Abigail Thomas, the daughter of renowned science writer Lewis Thomas (The Lives of a Cell), is the mother of four children and the grandmother of twelve . Her memoir, A Three Dog Life, was named one of the best books of 2006 by the Los Angeles Times and the Washington Post. It won the 2006 Inspirational Memoir Award given by Books for A Better Life. She is also author of Safekeeping, a memoir, and Thinking About Memoir.
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Child brides, misguided newlyweds, and lusty middle-aged grandmothers are just a few of the characters Abigail Thomas brings to life in these wise and witty stories about women of all ages trying to deal with love for men, with their families, and with their own lot in life. Thomas presents interesting heroines: there's the girl in "Sisters" who hates her younger sibling for (among other things) her precise memory. In "Seeing Things," Maude, who "wants to be tan the whole year round," and whose "great ambition is to be whistled at on the street," is told by her younger sister, "You look ridiculous smoking with the chicken pox." And then there are the four stories about Buddy and Virginia, who have to drop out of school and get married after she gets pregnant. From sibling rivalry to marital strife, Thomas uncovers the pain, the poignancy, and the belief in love that lie in the hearts of her heroines.