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Victoria Patterson discusses and signs The Secret Habit of Sorrow

There's a pitch-perfect blend of linguistic dexterity, emotional wisdom, and wry observation in The Secret Habit of Sorrow. The characters in these stories feel like people you know, their struggles real. Victoria Patterson's prose has a Denis-Johnson refiltered-through-Raymond-Carver-vibe, along with the emotional depth and density of Elena Ferrante. Whether it be the ties between women and their own and each other's infants, the struggles of parenthood, or the trials that come with excessive drinking and drug abuse, Patterson has an amazing ability to convey relationships and how our bonds can both save and destroy us. (Counterpoint LLC)

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Event date: 
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101
The Secret Habit of Sorrow: Stories Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640090521
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Counterpoint LLC - July 17th, 2018

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