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Lucky Girls

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Lucky Girls


By Nell Freudenberger

Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780061124273, 225pp.

Publication Date: September 5, 2006


These five stories follow young women living far from home, coping with new and often unfamiliar rules, as they confront the compelling circumstances of adult love. The rich, unforgettable tales in this collection, set in Southeast Asia and on the Indian subcontinent, showcase a writer of exceptional talent, one of today's most gifted and exciting young voices.

Praise For Lucky Girls

“Throughout the book...are moments of sharp humor and wise insight.”
-Los Angeles Times

“Lucky Girls is a beautiful story that has a graceful simplicity.”

“Skillful and assured...Freudenberger’s prose is smooth.
-Raleigh News & Observer

“[Freudenberger’s] stories have the complex nuances of a mature writer.”
-Speakeasy magazine

“In simple, elegant prose, she renders foreign landscapes with unsentimental precision.”

“Freudenberger is...a fantastic writer.”
-Houston Press

“Extraordinary stories.”
-The Journal News