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The novel from bestselling author Lisa Althera€”now available as an ebook Lisa Althera€™s classic coming-of-age novel set amidst the changing times of the 1960s American South Growing up in Tennessee in a family of privilege, Ginny Babcocka€™s world is seemingly idyllic. Her father, the Major, runs the local planta€”and, thus, the towna€”and her mother works on beloved home movies, or a€œkinflicks, a€ as her children call them, documenting the quintessential moments of her children growing up. But her mothera€™s camera isna€™t there to capture Ginnya€™s growing rebellion against her prim Southern upbringing. From her backseat exploits as a popular high schooler, to her late night adventures at the moonshine joint with a greaser boyfriend, to her passionate days with a lover at the militant feminist commune in Vermont, Ginny throws herself into the momenta€”until, finally, she must return home and look after her ailing mother. Funny, wise, and filled with unforgettable characters, Kinflicks is a captivating novel that draws on the human fallout of turbulent times. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Lisa Alther, including rare photos from the authora€™s personal collection.... lover, if that was the right term for Hawka#39;s relationship to her; shea#39;d been living a suburban life in a small town in Vermont. ... She threw the switch on the fuse box, and the various motors in the cabin a€” the pump, the refrigerator, the hot wateranbsp;...

Author:Lisa Alther
Publisher:Open Road Media - 2010-12-14


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