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The Doctor's House: A Novel by [Ann Beattie]

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The Doctor's House: A Novel Kindle Edition

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Length: 288 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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San Francisco Chronicle Ann Beattie is an expert at probing the essential mysteries of the human character.

Los Angeles Times Ann Beattie's prose is gentle, spare, and incisive....She has loosed a monster in The Doctor's House.

Newsday Authors as varied as Russell Banks and Sue Miller have taken the measure of dysfunctional families in recent years. But not since Albee and Pinter has a domestic scene been subjected to such ferocious, pitiless examination. Beattie makes us read on nonetheless, avid to hear the voices cry out their bitter truths.

Lisa Shea Elle Psychologically charged...The adroit prose in this novel is signature Beattie. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

About the Author

Ann Beattie has been included in four O. Henry Award Collections, in John Updike’s The Best American Short Stories of the Century, and in Jennifer Egan’s The Best American Short Stories 2014. In 2000, she received the PEN/Malamud Award for achievement in the short story. In 2005, she received the Rea Award for the Short Story. She was the Edgar Allan Poe Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Virginia. She is a member of The American Academy of Arts and Letters and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She and her husband, Lincoln Perry, live in Maine and Key West, Florida. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN : B000FC0NJQ
  • Publisher : Scribner (6 March 2002)
  • Language : English
  • File size : 558 KB
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 288 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN : 0743235010
  • Customer Reviews:
    3.4 out of 5 stars 3 ratings
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3.0 out of 5 stars A Solid Ann Beattie Book!
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3.0 out of 5 stars Vague and meandering
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4.0 out of 5 stars Dysfunctional Families
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