Miss Jane: A Novel
  • Author : Brad Watson
  • Release Date : 12 July 2016
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 13 : 9780393285444
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Book excerpt: Longlisted for the National Book Award and a Washington Post Best Book of the Year "Gorgeous…A writer of profound emotional depths." —New York Times Book Review Since his award-winning debut collection of stories, Last Days of the Dog-Men, Brad Watson has been expanding the literary traditions of the South in work as melancholy, witty, strange, and lovely as any in America. Drawing on the true story of his great-aunt, he explores the life of Miss Jane Chisolm, born in rural, early-twentieth-century Mississippi with a genital birth defect that excludes her from the roles traditional for a woman of her time and place and frees her to live her life as she pleases. With irrepressible vitality and generosity of spirit, Miss Jane mesmerizes those around her, exerting an unearthly fascination that lives beyond her still.

Miss Jane  A Novel

Miss Jane A Novel

Author : Brad Watson
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Genre : Fiction
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Longlisted for the National Book Award and a Washington Post Best Book of the Year "Gorgeous…A writer of profound emotional depths." —New York Times Book Review Since his award-winning debut collection of stories, Last Days of the Dog-Men, Brad Watson has been expanding the literary traditions of the South ...

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Author : Ernest J. Gaines
Publisher : Bantam
Genre : Fiction
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"This is a novel in the guise of the tape-recorded recollections of a black woman who has lived 110 years, who has been both a slave and a witness to the black militancy of the 1960's. In this woman Ernest Gaines has created a legendary figure, a woman equipped to stand ...

The Particular Charm of Miss Jane Austen

The Particular Charm of Miss Jane Austen

Author : Ada Bright,Cass Grafton
Publisher : Canelo
Genre : Fiction
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When a time travelling Jane Austen gets stuck in modern-day Bath it's up to avid Janeite Rose Wallace to save her... because she's the only one who knows that Jane exists! Rose Wallace’s world revolves around all things Austen, and with the annual festival in Bath – and the arrival ...

The Mysterious Death of Miss Jane Austen

The Mysterious Death of Miss Jane Austen

Author : Lindsay Ashford
Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
Genre : Fiction
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"Where would I begin to explain it all...?" Twenty-six years have passed since the death of Jane Austen. Armed with a lock of Austen's hair as perhaps her best clue, Anne Sharp, former governess to the Austen family and Jane's close friend, has decided at last to tell her story-a ...

The Unexpected Past of Miss Jane Austen

The Unexpected Past of Miss Jane Austen

Author : Ada Bright,Cass Grafton
Publisher : Canelo
Genre : Fiction
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Rose Wallace thought her time-travelling adventures were over. Jane Austen is about to prove her wrong. After becoming trapped in present-day Bath due to a mishap with her time-travelling charm, Jane Austen is safe and sound back in the 1800s thanks to Rose’s help. Now, Rose is ready to ...

The Many Reflections of Miss Jane Deming

The Many Reflections of Miss Jane Deming

Author : J. Anderson Coats
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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"Jane is excited to be part of Mr. Mercer's expedition to bring orphans and Civil War widows to Washington Territory, but life out west isn't at all what she expected"--...

Agatha Christie s Miss Marple

Agatha Christie s Miss Marple

Author : Anne Hart
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Genre : Detective and mystery stories, English
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Coinciding with the major new TV series, this is the definitive companion to the MISS MARPLE novels, films and TV appearances. 'I have had a lot of experience in solving different little problems that have arisen.' Most of the 'little problems' tackled by Miss Marple occurred in the pretty ...

The Missing Manuscript of Jane Austen

The Missing Manuscript of Jane Austen

Author : Syrie James
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Fiction
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The minute I saw the letter, I knew it was hers. There was no mistaking it: the salutation, the tiny, precise handwriting, the date, the content itself, all confirmed its ancient status and authorship… Samantha McDonough cannot believe her eyes--or her luck. Tucked in an uncut page of a two-hundred-year ...

Miss Jane Austen s Guide to Modern Life s Dilemmas

Miss Jane Austen s Guide to Modern Life s Dilemmas

Author : Rebecca Smith
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Reference
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Is the man I’m dating Mr. Darcy in disguise. . . or simply a jerk? It’s been two centuries since Jane Austen penned Pride & Prejudice and her many other classic novels, yet her adroit observations on the social landscape and profound insights into human nature are as relevant now as ...

Miss Jane s Private School   Adult Erotica

Miss Jane s Private School Adult Erotica

Author : Tara Hough
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Genre : Uncategorized
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Erotica is any artistic work that deals substantively with erotically stimulating or sexually arousing subject matter. All forms of art may depict erotic content, including painting, sculpture, photography, drama, film, music or literature. A Vintage Erotic Novel Involving a Sexy and Seductive Girl, Full of Sexual Adventures, Surprises and Twists....

Miss Meow

Miss Meow

Author : Jane Smith
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Dressed in cat ears and a tail, Miss Meow blames her little brother for destroying her favorite toy, but after further investigation she discovers she might not be the only cat in the house....

The Heaven of Mercury  A Novel

The Heaven of Mercury A Novel

Author : Brad Watson
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Genre : Fiction
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Shortlisted for the 2002 National Book Award in Fiction: a dark, riotous Southern novel of sex, death, and transformation. Brad Watson's first novel has been eagerly awaited since his breathtaking, award-winning debut collection of short stories, Last Days of the Dog-Men. Here, he fulfills that literary promise with a humorous and ...

Jane  Actually

Jane Actually

Author : Jennifer Petkus
Publisher : Jennifer Petkus
Genre : Authors
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With the invention of the AfterNet, death isn't quite the end to a literary career it once was, and Jane Austen, the grande dame of English literature, is poised for a comeback with the publication of Sanditon, the book she was writing upon her death in 1817. But how does a ...