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After Her - a book by Maynard, Joyce

After Her

After Her( )
Author: Maynard, Joyce
ISBN:978-0-06-225742-0
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:HarperLuxe
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.99
Book Description:

Summer, 1979. A hot, Northern California school vacation stretches before Rachel and her younger sister Patty—the daughters of a larger-than-life, irresistibly handsome detective father and the mother whose heart he broke.

Left to their own devices, the sisters spend their days studying record jackets, concocting elaborate fantasies about a mysterious neighbor, and playing dangerous games on the mountain that looms behind their house.

When young women start...
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Book Details
Pages:496
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Coming Of Age
Fiction / Family Life
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.992 Inches
Book Weight:1.168 Pounds
Author Biography
Maynard, Joyce (Author)
Joyce Maynard was born on November 5, 1953. She first came to national attention in 1973 with the publication of her New York Times cover story An Eighteen-Year-Old Looks Back on Life, which she wrote while a freshman at Yale University. Since then, she has been a reporter and columnist for The New York Times, a syndicated newspaper columnist, and a regular contributor to NPR. Her writing have also been published in numerous magazines including O, The Oprah Magazine; Newsweek; The New York Times Magazine; Forbes; Salon; San Francisco Magazine; and USA Weekly.

She has written both fiction and nonfiction works including The Usual Rules, The Cloud Chamber, Internal Combustion, After Her, and her memoirs Looking Back and At Home in the World. Maynard's memoirs include details about her relationship with J. D. Salinger when she was 18 years old and attending Yale University. To Die For was adapted into a movie starring Nicole Kidman, Matt Dillon and Joaquin Phoenix and Labor Day was adapted into a movie starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin.

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