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Mrs. Somebody Somebody

stories

by Tracy Winn

  • 184 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Southern Methodist University Press in Dallas .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTracy Winn.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3623.I6634 M77 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22685193M
ISBN 109780870745546
LC Control Number2008049038

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Tracy Winn is the author of Mrs. Somebody Somebody ( avg rating, ratings, 89 reviews, published )/5(89). MRS. SOMEBODY SOMEBODY was the winner of the Sherwood Anderson Foundation Fiction Fellowship and has been recognized as a finalist in fiction for the John Gardner Book Award, the Julia Ward Howe Award and the Massachusetts Book Award. “A .

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The only reason I'm giving this book two stars is because I did like the first story (Mrs. Somebody Somebody), and because it wasn't so horrendous that I couldn't finish it.

I will say though, I only kept reading in the hopes that another story would be as good as the first, yet it never happened/5(42). Mrs. Somebody Somebody by Tracy Winn was not exactly what I expected. Reading the description in the ER listing, it was not clear that the book was a series of short stories set in one small town, rather than a full length novel.

While I'm not normally a fan of /5. It tells the story of Stella Lewis—an attractive girl whose dream is to marry rich and become “Mrs. Somebody Somebody.” This is a scenario unlikely to be fulfilled on the factory floor, though she keeps her eye on the owner’s grandson, Dr. Charlie Burroughs.

Through a stunning variety of voices, Winn paints a deep and permeating portrait of the town and its people: a young millworker who dreams of marrying rich and becoming “Mrs. Somebody Somebody”; an undercover union organizer whose privileged past shapes her cause; a Korean War veteran who returns to the wife he never really got to know.

The only reason I'm giving this book two stars is because I did like the first story (Mrs. Somebody Somebody), and because it wasn't so horrendous that I couldn't finish it.

I will say though, I only kept reading in the hopes that another story would be as good as the first, yet it never happened/5.

Mrs. Somebody Somebody is a book well worth reading. Published by User, 10 years ago Tracy Winn's book of stories are based around characters tied to the mills in Lowell, MA.

Each is a different story about the main character within it. But all in some way tie back to the original title story's main character Stella; in a six 5/5(5). For example, how do you interpret the last line of the book. In the title story, Stella says “Mrs.

Somebody Somebody was exactly who I wanted to be. The way some kids grow up knowing they want to be mayor, want to have their name in the book of history, I wanted to wear a white dress and a ring that said I was taken care of ” (page 17).Brand: Random House Publishing Group. Winn’s keen insight into class and human nature, combined with her perfect, nuanced prose, make Mrs.

Somebody Somebody truly shine. About Mrs. Somebody Somebody In this astonishing debut, Tracy Winn poignantly chronicles the souls who inhabit the troubled mill town of Lowell, Massachusetts, playing out their struggles and hopes over the.

In "Mrs. Somebody Somebody," two friends face a moment of clarity and friction in the arc of the story. Close friends Stella and Lucy work in a hosiery mill in Stella's single-minded quest is to find a husband. "I wanted that Mrs title like it was what I was born for--a want that settles into you when you are very young and grows as you /5(21).

Mrs. Somebody Somebody Tracy Winn, Author. Southern Methodist Univ. $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Winn’s excellent debut collection centers on Lowell, Mass., as it evolves. Mrs. Somebody Somebody. likes. MRS. SOMEBODY SOMEBODY is available as a paperback Reader's Circle selection from Random ers: "By turns funny and sad, the linked stories in Tracy Winn's debut collection, Mrs.

Somebody Somebody intersect in surprising ways. Winn draws us into the last sixty years of an old mill town where her unforgettable characters are down on their luck, but making the most of it.

Mrs. Somebody Somebody (Paperback) Fiction. By Tracy Winn. Random House Trade Paperbacks,pp. Publication Date: June 8, Read "Mrs. Somebody Somebody Fiction" by Tracy Winn available from Rakuten Kobo. In this astonishing debut, Tracy Winn poignantly chronicles the souls 5/5.

Get this from a library. Mrs. Somebody Somebody: stories. [Tracy Winn] -- "Winn?s excellent debut collection centers on Lowell, Mass., as it evolves from a booming mid-century mill town to its scrappy contemporary incarnation.

What remains constant are the characters, who. Mrs. Somebody Somebody and Spudnuts This weekend, while traveling up north to Washington State, I finished "Mrs.

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In the troubled mill town of Lowell, Massachusetts, a young millworker dreams of marrying rich and becoming "Mrs.

Somebody Somebody"; an undercover union organizer's privileged past shapes her cause; a Korean War veteran returns to the wife he never really got to know--and the couple's overindulged children grow up to act out against their parents; and, a town resident reflects on a long.

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Now, that can be nice sometimes, but Mrs Somebody Somebody is after a more serious and, well, courtly courtship. And yet this might also be at the heart of the book's challenge for me. In an essay included in the book, Winn says that when she was exploring the countryside she wrote about, she "mostly stayed in my car – a shy voyeur – and.Think about the last good book you read.

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