Crash Diet

Crash Diet

by Jill McCorkle

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Crash Diet by Jill McCorkle

Here, from the remarkable novelist who wrote Ferris Beach, Tending to Virginia, July 7th, and The Cheer Leader, is Jill McCorkle's first book of short fiction. These eleven sparkling, uninhibited stories address her favorite subject: women who take matters into their own hands. McCorkle has yet again produced irrepressibly frank and funny portraits of remarkable characters.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616201999
Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Publication date: 04/21/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 250
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Jill McCorkle is the author of nine previous books—four story collections and five novels—five of which have been selected as New York Times Notable Books. The recipient of the New England Book Award, the John Dos Passos Prize for Excellence in Literature, and the North Carolina Prize for Literature, she teaches writing at North Carolina State University and lives in Hillsborough, North Carolina. Visit her online at www.jillmccorkle.com. 

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Crash Diet 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent writing. Characters come to life making you want more from the short stories
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really good stories. Stunning ability to write from different points of view. If you know how to appreciate a short story, then get in on these.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well, after trying to get through the free sample of book, I realized her writing is just as superficial as she was in school.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If u watch Crash & Bernstein the tv show go to jessica day george first three res.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you like short stories, you'll like this book. The author has quite an ability to develop stories in a short amount of time, and an understanding for different character's points of view.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very entertaining.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is not worth the time the stories are slow some have no real value