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The Wildebeest

By posted at 11:00 am on August 18, 2014 1

At Page-Turner, Daphne Merkin reads Catherine Lacey’s Nobody Is Ever Missing, which follows the journey of a disenchanted New Yorker as she hitchhikes her way through New Zealand. The novel, Merkin writes, features what Leslie Jamison, in her recent essay collection, termed a “post-wounded woman.”

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One Response to “The Wildebeest”

  1. Tom B.
    at 1:51 pm on August 19, 2014

    Just finished Lacey’s novel. Elyria is a fascinating character, who indeed is “post-wounded.” She’s also mentally ill.

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