Download PDF by Evelyn Piper: Bunny Lake is Missing (Femmes Fatales)

By Evelyn Piper

ISBN-10: 044000859X

ISBN-13: 9780440008590

ISBN-10: 1558614745

ISBN-13: 9781558614741

ISBN-10: 1558614753

ISBN-13: 9781558614758

Blanche Lake isn't really just like the different moms who come to gather their kids on the neighborhood nursery university on New York’s top East aspect. She lives by myself, has a role, and hasn't ever been married. It’s the 1st day of faculty whilst this tale starts, and Blanche is raring to determine how her daughter, Bunny, has fared clear of domestic. yet her expectant ready turns into a mother’s so much dreaded nightmare: Bunny by no means materializes. Neither academics nor scholars remember the small lady, and shortly Blanche is engaged in a frantic look for any hint of her lacking daughter. And the worst half is . . . not anyone believes her.

In this fraught and now and then freakish story of suspense, Evelyn Piper takes us deep into the psyche of the Nineteen Fifties to discover American fetishes, fallacies, and fears round motherhood and sexuality. Blanche emerges as a brand new type of heroine—a hard-boiled mother with gun in hand, keen to take any possibility to discover her lacking daughter.

Femmes Fatales restores to print the easiest of women’s writing within the vintage pulp genres of the mid-20th century. From secret to hard-boiled noir to taboo lesbian romance, those rediscovered queens of pulp provide subversive views on a turbulent period. benefit from the sequence: Bedelia; Bunny Lake Is Missing; By Cecile; The G-String Murders; The women in 3-B; Laura; The guy Who enjoyed His Wife; Mother reveals a Body; Now, Voyager; Return to Lesbos; Skyscraper; Stranger on Lesbos; Stella Dallas; Women's Barracks.

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