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Kinflicks

a novel

by Lisa Alther

  • 332 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Knopf : distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tennessee
    • Subjects:
    • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction,
    • Tennessee -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Lisa Alther.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.A4674 Ki3, PS3551.L78 Ki3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination503 p. ;
      Number of Pages503
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5209350M
      ISBN 100394498364
      LC Control Number75036782

      Lisa Alther (born J in Kingsport, Tennessee) is an American author and novelist. Biography. She graduated from Wellesley College with a B.A. in English literature in Alther is the author of six novels, Kinflicks, Original Sins, Other Women, Bedrock, Five Minutes In Heaven, and Washed in the Blood, as well as a small. Lisa Alther, the official home page. Coming June ! Click here for more info. for more info.

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Kinflicks is a great read, and perfect for a boomer to be reading at this time in his/her life. Alther captures Kinflicks book angst of high school peer pressure, the pressure of attending a prestigeous women's college, the "either you're with us or you're part of the establishment" tide of the anti-war protests - in general, the whole 60's and early 70's /5.

I originally read Kinflicks when it was first published. I was in my early twenties and could readily identify with Ginny, whose young life view was constantly in a state of upheaval. I just finished reading Alther's coming of age novel again, at and enjoyed it from a Cited by: 1. Lisa Alther is a national treasure.

Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. samuel gonzales. out of 5 stars Thanks for a very well kept book. Awesome. Reviewed in the United States on March 6, Verified Purchase. Great memories and /5(36). Kinflicks Publisher: Knopf Date first published: ISBN: "I very much like this book, am sure Alther will be recognized as a strong, salty, original talent.

Is the word I am looking for balanced. Alther does fuse qualities, being robustly despairing, tenaciously critical, yet vigorously creative, grim but comical - she had. Returning home to Hullsport, Tennessee, to visit her dying mother, Ginny Babcock reviews the Kinflicks of her life--the home movies her mother used to make--from adolescence to middle-aged limbo, in an effort to discover herself/5(2).

Mary Cantwell, writing in The Kinflicks book York Times Book Review, called "Kinflicks" "an almost flawless balance of light and dark, the skittery and the sad." "Ginny is the classic outsider, " noted the Saturday Review in a rave review of the book, "and her fine sense of the comic permits the novel to approach a kind of high seriousness A best-seller?5/5(1).

Buy a cheap copy of Kinflicks book by Lisa Alther. Meet Ginny Babcock - the forerunner to BRIDGET JONES It's the 's and 60's in Hullsport, Tennessee and Ginny Babcock is coming of age. Bouncing from one identity Free shipping over $Cited by: 1. Find books like Kinflicks from the world’s largest community of readers.

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Funny, wise, and filled with unforgettable characters, Kinflicks is a captivating novel that draws on the human fallout of turbulent times. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Lisa Alther, including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.

Length: pages Word Wise: /5(29). Click to read more about Kinflicks by Lisa Alther. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(5). Get this from a library. Kinflicks. [Lisa Alther] -- In Kinflicks, Lisa Alther reels through the ups and downs of Ginny Babcock's coming of age in Hullsport, Tennessee, during the '50s and '60s.

Ginny bounces from one identity to another, adopting the. Get this from a library. Kinflicks. [Lisa Alther] COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library.

Lisa Alther is the bestselling author of five novels, among them the critically acclaimed Kinflicks, and a family memoir, Kinfolks: Falling Off the Family was born in Kingsport, Tennessee, inone of five children in a close-knit family influenced by Brand: Open Road Media.

Check out this great listen on Returning home to Hullsport, Tennessee, to visit her dying mother, Ginny Babcock reviews the Kinflicks of her life--the home movies her mother used to make--from adolescence to middle-aged limbo, in an effort to discover herself.

© Lisa Alther. Kinflicks has already had lots of previews; it's expected to do very well and if you're looking for an audience, try Shylah Boyd's American Made even if Shylah, while she talked just as much, wasn't quite as tonedeafening. To extend the points of reference: both girls come from the South; both have a liability/legacy in the form of a parent.

Here it is Ginny Hull Babcock's spine-stiffening. Kinflicks is the story of Virginia Babcock Bliss, told mostly in alternating first- and third-person style, and of her bumpy trek toward self-knowledge during the decade of the ’s. Images of. Funny, wise, and filled with unforgettable characters, Kinflicks is a captivating novel that draws on the human fallout of turbulent times.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Lisa Alther, including rare photos from the author’s personal : Open Road Media. Orginally published in and re-released as a Virago Classic, Lisa Alther's Kinflicks remains remarkably fresh and provides the perfect read for a plane ride into another time zone.

The hilarious odyssey of Ginny Babcock, a Southern peach gone rotten, was a manual of self-determination and irreverent pleasure for 70s s:   That first published book, “Kinflicks,” came out in and was a bestseller, Alther said. After her new novel publishes in June, she will have published 12 books in total, eight of which are.

Lisa Alther is the bestselling author of five novels, among them the critically acclaimed Kinflicks, and a family memoir, Kinfolks: Falling Off the Family Tree. She was born in Kingsport, Tennessee, inone of five children in a close-knit family influenced by Author: Lisa Alther.Kinflicks () About book: Before I start my review of Alther’s debut triumphant novel, let me put a list of novels with the same theme together with their publication date and some commentaries.

Fear of Flying by Erica Jong. ()Kinflicks by Lisa Alther. ()The World According to Garp by John Irving. ()Parachutes and Kisses by Erica Jong. Lisa Alther’s raucous novel “Kinflicks” () was all the rage among my high school set for its lurid paperback cover (nude female back, gilt lettering) and its frank talk of erections and Author: Katherine Dieckmann.