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Cut Away Kirkwood, Catherine 1 of 1
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0980040795
ISBN-13: 9780980040791
Sku: 213445346
Publish Date: 4/7/2010
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.5H x 5.25L x 0.5T
Pages:  138
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"Cut Away" is a novel that expertly entwines the lives of three characters struggling to understand the meaning of identity and its seeming mutability. Orbiting around the mystery of a missing teenager, a trio of narrators each tells her story in turn. Alexandra is a transgendered woman who has refused surgery and abandoned Los Angeles for a trailer at the desolate Salton Sea. Asa, the mother of the runaway, wants her grief-ridden face completely transformed. Eleanor, a plastic surgeon, is fascinated with surfaces and wonders whether visual harmony has the power to change what lies beneath. In a culture obsessed with transforming the body, do the incarnate fictions we create have the power to hide or reveal the truth of who we really are? This is a question that Catherine Kirkwood approaches in a stunning debut novel of desire, self-loathing, and the revisionary madness of our modern world.

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As they each become involved in the mystery surrounding a missing teenager, three women struggle with the meaning of identity and the possibility of real change.
The lives of four deeply nuanced characters-a runaway girl, her mentally unstable mother, a middle-aged transvestite, and a plastic surgeon-converge in the desert outside Los Angeles. Catherine Kirkwood's strange, unsettling, and wonderfully human debut novel artfully depicts characters grappling with their personal demons and identities.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0138
Product attributePublisher:   Arktoi
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