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The Summer Without Men

Siri Hustvedt

Mia Fredricksen is outraged when her husband asks to ‘pause’ their marriage. After her initial meltdown, Mia decamps to the prairie town of her childhood. By the end of the summer without men, wiser though definitely not sadder, Mia knows what she wants to fight for. Provocative, mordant, and fiercely intelligent, this is a glorious tragi-comedy for our times, by one of the most acclaimed American writers.

Mia Fredricksen is outraged when her husband asks to ‘pause’ their marriage. After her initial meltdown, Mia decamps to the prairie town of her childhood. By the end of the summer without men, wiser though definitely not sadder, Mia knows what she wants to fight for. Provocative, mordant, and fiercely intelligent, this is a glorious tragi-comedy for our times, by one of the most acclaimed American writers.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Mia Fredricksen is outraged when her husband asks to ‘pause’ their marriage. After her initial meltdown, Mia decamps to the prairie town of her childhood. By the end of the summer without men, wiser though definitely not sadder, Mia knows what she wants to fight for. Provocative, mordant, and fiercely intelligent, this is a glorious tragi-comedy for our times, by one of the most acclaimed American writers.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Liza Ross

Length:

6h 22m