Book ‘The Book of Goose’ by Yiyun Li

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A magnificent, beguiling tale winding from the postwar rural provinces to Paris, from an English boarding school, to the quiet Pennsylvania home where a woman can live without her past, The Book of Goose is a story of disturbing intimacy and obsession, of exploitation and strength of will, by the celebrated author Yiyun Li. Fabienne is dead. Her childhood best friend, Agnès, receives the news in America, far from the French countryside where the two girls were raised ― the place that Fabienne helped Agnès escape ten years ago. Now, Agnès is free to tell her story. As children in a war-ravaged, backwater town, they’d built a private world, invisible to everyone but themselves―until Fabienne hatched the plan that would change everything...
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 20, 2022)  Pages: 368 pages  ISBN-10: 037460634X  ISBN-13: 978-0374606343  ASIN:‎ B09NTJSF74

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Author’s biography: Yiyun Li is the author of the novels Must I Go, Where Reasons EndKinder Than SolitudeA Thousand Years of Good PrayersThe Vagrants, and Gold Boy, Emerald Girl; and the memoir, Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life. She is the recipient of many awards, including a PEN/Hemingway Award, a PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, a MacArthur Fellowship, and a Windham-Campbell Prize, and was featured in The New Yorker’s 20 Under 40 fiction issue. Her work has also appeared in A Public SpaceThe Best American Short Stories,and The O. Henry Prize Stories, among other publications. She teaches at Princeton University and lives in Princeton, New Jersey.