Rikki Ducornet is the author of two short-story collections, five books of poetry, and seven novels, including The Fan-Maker’s Inquisition and The Jade Cabinet. She is also a painter whose work has been exhibited widely. She currently lives in Denver, Colorado.
Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Anchor On Sale: October 12, 2004 Price: $13.00
As mesmerizing as a tale from the lips of Sheherazade, Gazelletraces the story of Elizabeth, a thirteen-year-old American girl whose adolescent passion is awakened in theexotic climate of 1950s Cairo. While her mother–whose beauty and sexual prowess both frighten and fascinate Elizabeth–moves into a hotel to pursue a string...
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