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Pretend I'm dead: a novel
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Evanston, Illinois : TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, 2015.
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199 pages ; 23 cm
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FICTION Beagin, J.
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Jen Beagins funny, moving, fearless debut novel introduces an unforgettable character, Monaalmost 24, cleaning houses to get by, emotionally adrift. Handing out clean needles to drug addicts, she falls for a recipient who proceeds to break her heart in unimaginable ways. She decamps to Taos, New Mexico, for a fresh start, where she finds a community of seekers and cast-offs. But they all have one or two things to teach herthe pajama-wearing, blissed-out New Agers, the slightly creepy client with peculiar tastes in controlled substances, the psychic who might really be psychic. Always just under the surface are her memories of growing up in a chaotic, destructive family from which shes trying to disentangle herself. The story of her journey toward a comfortable place in the world and a measure of self-acceptance is psychologically acute, often surprising, and entirely human.

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Jen Beagins funny, moving, fearless debut novel introduces an unforgettable character, Monaalmost 24, cleaning houses to get by, emotionally adrift. Handing out clean needles to drug addicts, she falls for a recipient who proceeds to break her heart in unimaginable ways. She decamps to Taos, New Mexico, for a fresh start, where she finds a community of seekers and cast-offs. But they all have one or two things to teach herthe pajama-wearing, blissed-out New Agers, the slightly creepy client with peculiar tastes in controlled substances, the psychic who might really be psychic. Always just under the surface are her memories of growing up in a chaotic, destructive family from which shes trying to disentangle herself. The story of her journey toward a comfortable place in the world and a measure of self-acceptance is psychologically acute, often surprising, and entirely human.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Beagin, J. (2015). Pretend I'm dead: a novel. Evanston, Illinois: TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Beagin, Jen. 2015. Pretend I'm Dead: A Novel. Evanston, Illinois: TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Beagin, Jen, Pretend I'm Dead: A Novel. Evanston, Illinois: TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, 2015.

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Beagin, Jen. Pretend I'm Dead: A Novel. Evanston, Illinois: TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, 2015. Print.

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