The Toy Brother

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Had Anna been allowed to choose, she’d have become a professional time-traveller. Good thing they were all wearing those elaborate codpieces to protect their actual dongs when their shoe-dongs tripped them up. Describing the novel's genesis, Cather writes, "The longer I stayed in the Southwest, the more I felt that the story of the Catholic Church in that country was the most interesting of all its stories" ( the most intriguing of her male-centered fiction.

Pages: 32

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR); Reissue edition (May 3, 2016)


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