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By Lisa Glatt

ISBN-10: 0743257758

ISBN-13: 9780743257756

ISBN-10: 0743257766

ISBN-13: 9780743257763

Hauntingly observant and insightful, this poignant debut novel delves into the complex bonds among moms and daughters and provides an unflinching, darkly humorous examine the relationships among love, intercourse, and demise.
Rachel Spark is an irreverent, sexually keen, financially volatile thirty-year-old university teacher who strikes again domestic whilst her mom is clinically determined with terminal breast melanoma. As she attempts to ease her mom, a endlessly pleased lady, towards the inevitable, Rachel turns from one guy to the subsequent -- occasionally comically, occasionally catastrophically -- as though her personal survival depended upon it.
"If I slept simply with males who knew my complete identify, if I signed up for dance periods, if I ate extra fruit -- even then there has been no warrantly i might get what I wanted," she thinks. And so she is going off with Johnny, who wears "all silk: black silk pants, a crimson silk blouse, even a silk band conserving his hair in a ponytail." Or with Adam, an outdated boyfriend who recollects her with a bob she by no means had and attempts to seduce her in his vehicle with dark-tinted home windows. despite her fallacious and not going bedmates, Rachel cannot distract herself from what she is aware approximately melanoma -- that it disappears or returns, likely with a will of its personal. yet Rachel's now not the one one being affected by the doubtful turns lifestyles takes...
Ella Bloom, an grownup scholar in Rachel's poetry classification, aspires to greater than her paintings at a neighborhood relations making plans sanatorium. yet she spends her nights thinking about why her husband kissed one among her colleagues and even if it's going to bring about a full-fledged affair, and she or he can also be preoccupied with one in every of her repeat sufferers, Georgia, who frequents the medical institution and has a narrative of her personal. What all of them have in universal is their hope for romance, regardless of its many hindrances.
A lady turns into a Comma Like That is a unique rife with wit and compassion. A provocative, guaranteed new voice in literary fiction, Lisa Glatt is familiar with the yardsticks in which we consistently degree our global and ourselves -- devotion, lust, forgiveness, and courage.

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