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"Previously published in 2015 by TriQuarterly Press"--Title page verso.
"Features an excerpt from Jen Beagin's novel Vacuum in the Dark"--Back cover.
Hole -- Yoko and Yoko -- Henry and Zoe -- Betty -- Acknowledgements.
Jen Beagin's funny, moving, fearless debut novel introduces an unforgettable character, Mona--almost 24, cleaning houses to get by, emotionally adrift. Handing out clean needles to drug addicts, she falls for a recipient who proceeds to break her heart in unimaginable ways. Always just under the surface are her memories of growing up in a chaotic, destructive family from which she's trying to disentangle herself. The story of her journey toward a comfortable place in the world and a measure of self-acceptance is psychologically acute, often surprising, and entirely human.
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New York, NY : Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2019.
Year Published: 2019
Description: 230 pages ; 21 cm
Housekeepers -- Fiction.
Drug addicts -- Fiction.
Dysfunctional families -- Fiction.
Self-acceptance -- Fiction.
Taos (N.M.) -- Fiction.