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Letty fox : her luck / Christina Stead ; introduction by Tim Parks
Bib ID 1080770
Format BookBook
Author
Stead, Christina, 1902-1983
 
Description New York : New York Review of Books, c2001 
xxix, 602 p. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 0940322706
Summary

"One hot night last spring, after waiting fruitlessly for a call from my then lover, with whom I had quarreled the same afternoon, and finding one of my black moods upon me, I flung out of my lonely room on the ninth floor (unlucky number) in a hotel in lower Fifth Avenue and rushed into the streets of the Village, feeling bad." "So begins Letty Fox's own story, a comic extravaganza about the crazy circus of her early life; about her moping mother, absent father, and two impossible sisters; about work and play, sex and men, and the seemingly unending search for a lasting relationship."--BOOK JACKET.

Subjects Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.  |  City and town life -- Fiction.  |  Single women -- Fiction.  |  Greenwich Village (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Form/genre Psychological fiction.

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