The pms outlaws : an Elizabeth MacPherson novel
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New York : Ballantine Books, 2000.
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
295 pages ; 25 cm.
Status:
La Farge
Mystery McCrumb, S
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Bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb, internationally acclaimed for the "quiet fire"* of her Appalachian Ballad novels, clearly has a dark side--a wicked, sardonic wit that has prompted critics to compare her to Jane Austen and Jonathan Swift. Readers and reviewers alike also have lauded Ms. McCrumb for her inspired chronicles of forensic anthropologist Elizabeth MacPherson. In her newest tale in the MacPherson saga, McCrumb examines society's fascination with beauty--and the deceptiveness of outer appearances. Elizabeth herself, hospitalized for depression over her missing husband, learns that insanity liberates one from polite hypocrisy, enabling a "crazy lady" to remark: "Anorexia is not a disease; it's a career move." Out in the real world, Elizabeth's brother Bill has bought a stately old mansion to use as his law office, only to find that the house comes with a charming codger-in-residence who is far too old to be a dangerous outlaw. . . isn't he? Meanwhile, the steel magnolia who is Bill's law partner is trying to track down the PMS Outlaws--an escaped convict and her fugitive attorney--who are cruising pickup joints and wreaking a peculiar vengeance on lust-crazed men. Sharyn McCrumb's incisive wit and her genius for mirroring everyday life are once again on full display. The PMS Outlaws is an outrageous parable of modern mores, where beauty is the weapon, and nobody is safe. *The New York Times Book Review
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Format:
Book
Street Date:
0009.
Language:
English
ISBN:
0345382315
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APA Citation (style guide)

McCrumb, S. (2000). The pms outlaws: an Elizabeth MacPherson novel. New York: Ballantine Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

McCrumb, Sharyn, 1948-. 2000. The Pms Outlaws: An Elizabeth MacPherson Novel. New York: Ballantine Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

McCrumb, Sharyn, 1948-, The Pms Outlaws: An Elizabeth MacPherson Novel. New York: Ballantine Books, 2000.

MLA Citation (style guide)

McCrumb, Sharyn. The Pms Outlaws: An Elizabeth MacPherson Novel. New York: Ballantine Books, 2000. Print.

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