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Contemporary American Angst, in a Single, Thousand-Word Sentence

Contemporary American Angst, in a Single, Thousand-Word Sentence

October 4, 2019

FictionImageLucy Ellmann’s “Ducks, Newburyport” is this year’s only American contender for the Man Booker Prize in Britain.CreditCreditTodd McEwenWhen you purchase an independently reviewed book through our site, we earn an affiliate commission.DUCKS, NEWBURYPORTBy Lucy EllmannFor most of its 1,000 pages, Lucy Ellmann’s brilliantly ambitious seventh novel follows the unspooling consciousness of an Ohio housewife circa…

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