Before and After , and: Moon Crossing Bridge , and: The Call of the Toad , and: Ripley Under Water , and: Henry James, the Imagination of Genius: A Biography , and: She's Come Undone , and: All the Pretty Horses , and: Women in Cars , and: Nothing but Blue Skies , and: Hemingway: A Life Without Consequences , and: In the Presence of the Sun , and: Incest , and: Sex, Art, and American Culture , and: Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors , and: Hotel Insomnia , and: Best American Essays , and: Best American Short Stories , and: The Secret History , and: Customs in Common , and: American Stories , and: Sacred Hunger , and: The Names of the Lost , and: Jesus: A Life (review)

Before and After , and: Moon Crossing Bridge , and: The Call of the Toad , and: Ripley Under... /? ^* **,.-. ^ ^l Before and After by RoseUen Brown pp., $21 Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1992, 354 whole, this is an excellent and readable novel. to over-explanation, but on the pediatrician. Her husband, Ben, Together with Jacob and Judith, Carolyn Reiser is a successful Moon Crossing Bridge by Tess GaUagher Graywolf Press, 1992, 99 pp., $17 lagher's sixth book, is a remark- is a househusband and sculptor. they form a family, "an eight-legged graceful animal alive under a single pelt." Then Jacob murders his girlfriend, and the Reisers' comfortable Brown's ambitious book. Brown is best known for the Moon Crossing Bridge, Tess Gal- "before" becomes the nightmarish "after" that is the subject of RoseUen able and unforgettable accomplishment, a rhythmic journey into her feelings about the death of her husband, fiction writer Raymond Carver. Throughout the colforth across her "bridge" of feeling. lection, GaUagher takes us back and Love, sadness, and remembrance acclaimed novel, Tender Mercies. Her fiction has been praised for its con- similar praise. Brown is unswervingly accurate in her depiction of how people feel, and what they do when faced with an unbeliev- vincing realism and strong characters, and Before and After deserves are http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Missouri Review University of Missouri

Before and After , and: Moon Crossing Bridge , and: The Call of the Toad , and: Ripley Under Water , and: Henry James, the Imagination of Genius: A Biography , and: She's Come Undone , and: All the Pretty Horses , and: Women in Cars , and: Nothing but Blue Skies , and: Hemingway: A Life Without Consequences , and: In the Presence of the Sun , and: Incest , and: Sex, Art, and American Culture , and: Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors , and: Hotel Insomnia , and: Best American Essays , and: Best American Short Stories , and: The Secret History , and: Customs in Common , and: American Stories , and: Sacred Hunger , and: The Names of the Lost , and: Jesus: A Life (review)

The Missouri Review, Volume 16 (1) – Oct 5, 1993

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/? ^* **,.-. ^ ^l Before and After by RoseUen Brown pp., $21 Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1992, 354 whole, this is an excellent and readable novel. to over-explanation, but on the pediatrician. Her husband, Ben, Together with Jacob and Judith, Carolyn Reiser is a successful Moon Crossing Bridge by Tess GaUagher Graywolf Press, 1992, 99 pp., $17 lagher's sixth book, is a remark- is a househusband and sculptor. they form a family, "an eight-legged graceful animal alive under a single pelt." Then Jacob murders his girlfriend, and the Reisers' comfortable Brown's ambitious book. Brown is best known for the Moon Crossing Bridge, Tess Gal- "before" becomes the nightmarish "after" that is the subject of RoseUen able and unforgettable accomplishment, a rhythmic journey into her feelings about the death of her husband, fiction writer Raymond Carver. Throughout the colforth across her "bridge" of feeling. lection, GaUagher takes us back and Love, sadness, and remembrance acclaimed novel, Tender Mercies. Her fiction has been praised for its con- similar praise. Brown is unswervingly accurate in her depiction of how people feel, and what they do when faced with an unbeliev- vincing realism and strong characters, and Before and After deserves are

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