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The Full Matilda

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Matilda Housewright hails from a long line of venerable and well-respected African American retainersher family has been in servic... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Matilda Housewright hails from a long line of venerable and well-respected African American retainersher family has been in service for generations, serving Washington, D.C., politicos and other upper-crust families. The daughter of the indispensable majordomo Jacob Housewright, Matilda grew up in the house of a powerful D.C. senator and learned how to be a hostess extraordinaireand has perfected the art of service. But after her father dies and she starts a catering business with her brother, Matilda begins to question who she is and what, exactly, shes serving. Told in the voices of the men in her life, with connecting interludes from Matilda, the reader indeed gets The Full Matilda, a glorious glimpse inside the intriguing life of a captivating woman in the midst of change as she maneuvers through a web of secrets, expectations, and worn-out social mores.

Autorentext

DAVID HAYNES is an assistant professor of creative writing at the Southern Methodist University in Texas. Named one of America's best young novelists by Granta, Haynes has had his short stories recorded for National Public Radio's Selected Shorts. He is the author of several critically acclaimed novels, including All American Dream Dolls, Live at Five, and Somebody Else's Mama.

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Full Matilda
Untertitel: A Novel
Autor:
EAN: 9780307419385
ISBN: 978-0-307-41938-5
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Crown/Archetype
Genre: Erzählende Literatur
Anzahl Seiten: 384
Veröffentlichung: 18.12.2007
Jahr: 2007
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 0.4 MB