Inventing the Abbotts

And Other Stories
Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins

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Publisher's Summary

“Compelling.... What Miller a distinctive sensibility - a candid exploration of the frail and gritty truths about trying to love without harm or reprisal.” (Boston Globe)

In this riveting collection of short stories, best-selling author Sue Miller writes compellingly about a chapter in the moral history of our time.

The fascinating stories featured in Inventing the Abbotts explore the treacherously shifting ground of erotic and family relationships. In the title story, a young man takes up successively with three daughters of the most fashionable family in town. Others concern a young girl in the first blush of sexual curiosity, and a stricken dowager whose seizures release a brutal and sometimes obscene candor. 

In one story after another, Sue Miller presents a remarkable gallery of characters, offering insight into contemporary men and women with their hungry hearts and dismayed consciences.With keen sensitivity and penetrating insight, Inventing the Abbotts will strike a chord with listeners everywhere.

©2016 Sue Miller (P)2020 HarperAudio

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