Motherlunge (Paperback)

By Kirstin Scott

New Issues Poetry and Prose, 9781936970117, 248pp.

Publication Date: January 8, 2013

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MP3 CD (8/9/2016)

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Description

Motherlunge is an eloquent and irreverent debut novel about first sex, true love, chronic sibling rivalry; it’s about the deepest fear of young (and not-so-young) adulthood: the fear of inheriting a disappointing life. It's motherly advice, too—featuring wigs, dogs, road trips, and medicine—a guide to the essential experiences of being female, "born unto a librarian, named for the goddess of sight,” waiting for the future to arrive. With sly wit and surprising joy, MOTHERLUNGE considers the flaws in the family line and celebrates the promise that staggers alongside.


About the Author

KIRSTIN SCOTT'S stories have appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Sonora Review, Western Humanities Review, and elsewhere. She lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.