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Published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, N.C .
Written in English


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Statementby Jaimy Gordon.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3557.O668 S54 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination390 p. ;
Number of Pages390
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2226864M
ISBN 100945575246
LC Control Number89077062

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While She Drove Without Stopping is an onslaught of words, ideas and emotions, The One True Story of the World is a leaner, more orderly depiction of a chaotic life. In the opening of the book. Jaimy Gordon. Jaimy Gordon is the author of three previous novels, Shamp of the City-Solo, She Drove Without Stopping, and most lately Bogeywoman, which was on the Los Angeles Times' list of Best Fiction of More about this author >. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. She Drove Without Stopping by Jaimy Gordon 60 ratings, average rating, 9 reviews She Drove Without Stopping Quotes Showing of 1 “I was an easy birth, and I have never regretted it. Not even for a visit would I return to the : Jaimy Gordon.   The book’s main human characters are Maggie, the kind of sultry young female drifter about whom Ms. Gordon has written hauntingly in the past (“She Drove Without Stopping” is .