Hold Still

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Product Details

Price
$15.95
Publisher
Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
March 21, 2017
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.8 X 8.2 inches | 0.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781631492655
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About the Author

Lynn Steger Strong holds an MFA in fiction from Columbia University, where she teaches freshman writing. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and two young daughters.

Reviews

Lynn Steger Strong has a great eye for the visible world, a near perfect sensor for those of us living in it, and a deep compassion and curiosity for how we go astray and find ourselves again.--Richard Ford
[An] assured, illuminating examination of the complex ties between mothers and daughters.--Gina Webb
Haunting...Strong's characters are achingly detailed, and undeniably real.
Ms. Strong has a highly sensitive awareness of the special kind of disappointment--and the painfully undying connection--that comes with family. There's mercifully little armchair psychology about Ellie and no blatantly obvious reason that she should be so damaged or careless. She just is, and in that way feels authentic.--John Williams
In this compelling debut, Lynn Steger Strong paints a portrait of familial love that is real, visceral, and all the more dangerous for being unconditional. Her characters show us that loving someone deeply can be a fraught act--and trying to gain distance from them, even more so.--Alexandra Kleeman, author of You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine