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2 edition of Time on her hands. found in the catalog.

Time on her hands.

Imogene Smith

Time on her hands.

by Imogene Smith

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S6493 Ti
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. ;
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5942588M
LC Control Number65013420
OCLC/WorldCa5203969

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What I particularly enjoyed about Time on her Hands was the time travel agency, The Lineage, and how it’s involved with everything. Derek Massey is the head of The Lineage, but having to make the tough choices has isolated him from everyone.

Sarah James is an experienced Lineage agent, but quite secretive.4/5(2). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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There’s interesting ideas here on death, the novel itself, redemption, and more in Death in Her Hands, all of which are covered at times with nuance, and at times with obfuscating heavy-handedness.

The ending re-frames a lot of the novel, and offers. The new Ottessa Moshfegh novel, “Death in Her Hands,” is really an old Ottessa Moshfegh novel. She wrote it early in her career and stuck it in a drawer. Now that drawer has slid open. Walter disliked her making friends, so Vesta spent most of her time watching murder mysteries on TV.

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Moshfegh describes “Death in Her Hands” as an exploration of writing and imagination. Structured as a murder mystery, the book lacks a traditional plot, and readers spend the majority of the. "[An] intricate and unsettling new novel Death in Her Hands is not a murder mystery, nor is it really a story about self-deception or the perils of escapism.

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