NANCY MAURO lives in New York City. Библиографические данные. New World Monkeys: A Novel.
NANCY MAURO lives in New York City. She has worked as an advertising creative director and copywriter in Canada and the United States. Shaye Areheart Books, 2009. 0307461416, 9780307461414.
Duncan and Lily, young and adrift in a prickly marriage and lackluster careers, flee Manhattan for the peaceful allure of a recently inherited crumbling Victorian home. But the two are left with little time to ponder the traditional "he said, she said" failings of a relationship: On an upstate road miles shy of their house, a wild boar leaps to his death in front of their Saab-an accident whose consequences will haunt them throughout the summer. That was no ordinary hog. Lily and Duncan arrive in the eccentric town of Osterhagen to discover the boar had a name: The Sovereign of the.
New World Monkeys book. I would love to have a conversation with Nancy Mauro to see if her speech is as elegantly crafted and precisely chosen as her writing
New World Monkeys book. A savagely smart, darkly comic literary debut, New World Monkeys. I would love to have a conversation with Nancy Mauro to see if her speech is as elegantly crafted and precisely chosen as her writing. A tangle of veins decorates her th The title is a bit silly, and deceiving: this is a very finely tuned story of a marriage in trouble, a wild boar, advertising, and a small town.
A savagely smart, darkly comic literary debut, New World Monkeys exposes the false idols of marital tranquillity . Ms. Mauro is a fine new talent. It is always a great sign when you can't put a book down, without wondering if you should read just one more chapter.
A savagely smart, darkly comic literary debut, New World Monkeys exposes the false idols of marital tranquillity, small-town idyll, and corporate Darwinism in th. . Light, enjoyable fiction. com User, November 25, 2009. I really enjoyed this quirky novel which in my mind is akin to the writing of Douglas Coupland for its straightforward, slightly manic modernity.
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Lily touches the poached lump on her forehead. The swelling hasn’t diminished as much as it has pooled south over her browbone into the soft pocket of eyelid. The swelling hasn’t diminished as much as it has pooled south over her browbone into the soft pocket of eyelid am drawn over her vision that she finds somehow comforting. As though her inside and outside perspectives are finally aligned. Piñata accident, Lily says, hoping that by ratifying the girl’s suspicions she might escape the insolent teenage watchfulness. With a slow hand, Kitten tucks the cigarettes back into the waistband of her school uniform and smirks
Upon returning home to the south of Italy, the villagers consider him a shameful deserter-and worse still, there is no trace of his fiancé. Duncan and Lily, young and adrift in a prickly marriage and flagging careers, flee Manhattan for a summer in the upstate town of Osterhagen. Duncan, an ambitious adman, is writing a campaign that will either make or break him, while Lily can’t seem to get her P. dissertation off the ground.
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