These five stories follow young women living far from home, coping with new and often unfamiliar rules, as they confront the compelling circumstances of adult love. The rich, unforgettable tales in this collection, set in Southeast Asia and on the Indian subcontinent, showcase a writer of exceptional talent, one of today's most gifted and exciting young voices.
About the Author
Nell Freudenberger's collection of stories, Lucky Girls, was a New York Times Notable Book and won the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2005 Freudenberger was the recipient of a Whiting Writers' Award. She lives in New York City.
Praise for Lucky Girls: Stories…
“Throughout the book...are moments of sharp humor and wise insight.”
-Los Angeles Times
“Lucky Girls is a beautiful story that has a graceful simplicity.”
“Skillful and assured...Freudenberger’s prose is smooth.
-Raleigh News & Observer
“[Freudenberger’s] stories have the complex nuances of a mature writer.”
“In simple, elegant prose, she renders foreign landscapes with unsentimental precision.”
“Freudenberger is...a fantastic writer.”
-The Journal News