The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

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Price
$18.00  $16.74
Publisher
Picador USA
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 0.7 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780312428334

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About the Author
Rebecca Miller is the author of the short-story collection Personal Velocity, her feature-film adaptation of which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance, and the novels The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (FSG, 2008), which she also adapted for the screen, and Jacob's Folly (FSG, 2013). Her other films include Angela, The Ballad of Jack and Rose, and Maggie's Plan. She lives in New York with her family.
Reviews

"Dreamy, elegant . . . Miller's astute, beautifully nuanced novel explores the unpredictable consequences of choosing to live a safe but emotionally compromised life." --Daily Mail (UK)

"Magnificent . . . Miller's depiction of her title character's tangled universe is so nuanced, so lovingly detailed, that it's impossible not to get drawn in." --Nylon

"Miller beautifully renders an American woman's grab and grab again at happiness." --The Believer

"Strikingly unconventional." --Elle

"Miller brings a simmering intelligence and verbal flair to this deft exploration of the courage required to own your own life." --Booklist

"Poignant and intriguing." --Daily Express (UK)

"All these stories are as perfect as the form itself allows--surprising, grotesque, inspiring. . . . [Miller is] a wonderful writer." --The Washington Post Book World on Personal Velocity

"[Personal Velocity] is eye-opening . . . always humane, always honest, and always entertaining." --Los Angeles Times Book Review on Personal Velocity