Motherlunge

Kirstin Scott

Motherlunge

Kirstin Scott

Distributed for New Issues Poetry and Prose

248 pages | 5 x 8
Paper $15.00 ISBN: 9781936970117 Published January 2013
Motherlunge is an eloquent and irreverent debut novel about first sex, true love, chronic sibling rivalry; it’s about the deepest fear of young (and not-so-young) adulthood: the fear of inheriting a disappointing life. It’s motherly advice, too—featuring wigs, dogs, road trips, and medicine—a guide to the essential experiences of being female, "born unto a librarian, named for the goddess of sight,” waiting for the future to arrive. With sly wit and surprising joy, MOTHERLUNGE considers the flaws in the family line and celebrates the promise that staggers alongside.
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