Pink

Pink Who is the woman behind the little pink book When I first get the acceptance letter from the publisher about the book I will write I will walk inside my apartment and call my parents who will be as

  • Title: Pink
  • Author: JenniferHarris
  • ISBN: 9781560236290
  • Page: 162
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Who is the woman behind the little pink book When I first get the acceptance letter from the publisher about the book I will write, I will walk inside my apartment and call my parents, who will be as dumbstruck as meMy parents won t say anything at all So I will hang up the phone, turn off the ringer, and cry I mean pour my eyes out cryI will suddenly be terrifiedWho is the woman behind the little pink book When I first get the acceptance letter from the publisher about the book I will write, I will walk inside my apartment and call my parents, who will be as dumbstruck as meMy parents won t say anything at all So I will hang up the phone, turn off the ringer, and cry I mean pour my eyes out cryI will suddenly be terrified I will feel the blood rush in my veins, the way I do during a horror show, which is precisely why I won t go see horror shows I will think that I made a terrible mistake Join this irrepressible heroine as she frolics, frets, and navigates through the what if s of her life all the unexpected turns of fortune, fame, and karma Real or imagined, she is the literary Walter Mitty of the lesbian world Love, fame, and fortune all line up to do cartwheels in this rollicking satire Laugh along with this everywoman and discover that her life may not be so different from your own Pink reveals the truths of the lives we all want and deserve to live.

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    1. Pink is a first-person account of a woman in her early 30’s struggling with her identity – many parts of her identity but especially the fact that she is gay. She writes with a certain neurosis and psychosis; yet, what might normally be read as a narcissistic and extremely self-centered character is in fact just one person’s exploration of what it means to exist. Our main character’s story is about discovering what the most important things about life are. The two important factors in th [...]

    2. This clever, unsettling novel is about a novel-within-the-novel which doesn’t exist, but which will attract interest from Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg and Barbara Walters. The actual book is in the tradition of novels about novelists saving their own lives by writing self-defining novels, much like paintings of painters painting self-portraits.That flawed but iconic 1928 lesbian novel, The Well of Loneliness, could be seen as a forerunner of Pink. Stephen Gordon, the misunderstood central c [...]

    3. This was a really interesting and fun read. The entire novel is told in future tense, which gave a really unique perspective. I greatly enjoyed!

    4. i liked it more as it went on. i was hoping for a little more resolution re: the grandfather, but all in all i liked it, neurotic and annoying but enjoyable. very unusual.

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