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Love Stories in This Town

Amanda Eyre Ward

Praised by Bookpage as “America’s best-kept literary secret,” Amanda Eyre Ward delivers a debut short story collection imbued with humor, clear-eyed insight, and emotional richness. Here a small-town librarian considers the possibility of a new future. A recent New York widow braves the dating scene. And—in six linked stories spanning a decade of her life—Lola Wilkerson navigates lingering questions about who she wants to be when she grows up, elopement, and motherhood. “Luminous work from a gifted writer.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Praised by Bookpage as “America’s best-kept literary secret,” Amanda Eyre Ward delivers a debut short story collection imbued with humor, clear-eyed insight, and emotional richness. Here a small-town librarian considers the possibility of a new future. A recent New York widow braves the dating scene. And—in six linked stories spanning a decade of her life—Lola Wilkerson navigates lingering questions about who she wants to be when she grows up, elopement, and motherhood. “Luminous work from a gifted writer.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Praised by Bookpage as “America’s best-kept literary secret,” Amanda Eyre Ward delivers a debut short story collection imbued with humor, clear-eyed insight, and emotional richness. Here a small-town librarian considers the possibility of a new future. A recent New York widow braves the dating scene. And—in six linked stories spanning a decade of her life—Lola Wilkerson navigates lingering questions about who she wants to be when she grows up, elopement, and motherhood. “Luminous work from a gifted writer.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Language:

English

Narrators:

Johanna Parker

Length:

4h 44m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:33


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

19:05


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

23:19


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

25:45


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

21:12


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

30:24


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

24:34


Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 7

18:37


Part 2, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 8

12:42


Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 9

24:22


Part 2, Chapter 10
Part 2, Chapter 10

31:41


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

23:30


Part 2, Chapter 12
Part 2, Chapter 12

26:53


Part 2, Chapter 13
Part 2, Chapter 13

01:52