Books by Constance Urdang and Complete Book Reviews

Constance Urdang, Author Coffee House Press $9.95 (112p) ISBN 978-0-918273-23-9
Lucha is the Spanish word for ""struggle,'' as well as the nickname of one of the protagonists, who escapes an impoverished life on a barren ranchecito through marriage to a prosperous factory owner. Lucha takes in one of her sister's many children,
Constance Urdang, Author Coffee House Press $9.95 (144p) ISBN 978-0-918273-42-0
In this stunning novel, the apparently ordinary lives and personal dramas of three St. Louis sisters and their families unfold in a collage of short vignettes, fragmentary poems and news clippings. The siblingsthe spinster Helen and the two widows...
Constance Urdang, Author University of Pittsburgh Press $0 (61p) ISBN 978-0-8229-3650-3
Urdang ( Only the World ) is a talented writer who rarely ventures beyond the confines of a mere objective poetic recording of various piquant occurences and impressions. Each poem seems on the verge of breaking through to some essential truth that...
Constance Urdang, Author Coffee House Press $9.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-918273-81-9
The author of the critically acclaimed American Earthquakes here offers a prosaic pair of novellas. ``The Woman Who Read Novels'' evokes the claustrophobic, stunted universe of certain elderly New Yorkers who rarely venture forth from triple-locked,
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