☄ The Virginity of Famous Men Author Christine Sneed – Ivogue.co.uk

The Virginity of Famous Men This Intimate, Psychologically Astute Story Collection From The Winner Of The Grace Paley Prize For Short Fiction Asks The Question, What Compels Two People To Fall In Love The Virginity Of Famous Men, Award Winning Story Writer Christine Sneed S Deeply Perceptive Collection On The Human Condition, Features Protagonists Attempting To Make Peace With The Paths They Have Taken Thus Far In The Prettiest Girls, A Location Scout For A Hollywood Film Studio Falls In Love With A Young Mexican Woman Who Is In Love With The Idea Of Stardom Than With This Older American Man Who Takes Her With Him Back To California Clear Conscience Focuses On The Themes Of Family Loyalty, Divorce, Motherhood, And Whether Doing The Right Thing Is, In Fact, Always The Right Thing To Do In Beach Vacation, A Mother Realizes That Her Popular And Coddled Teenaged Son Has Become Someone She Has Difficulty Relating To, Let Alone Loving With The Same Maternal Fervor That Once Was Second Nature To Her The Title Story, The Virginity Of Famous Men, Explores Family And Fortune.Long Intrigued By Love And Loneliness, Sneed Leads Readers Through Emotional Landscapes Both Familiar And Uncharted These Probing Stories Are Explorations Of The Compassionate And Passionate Impulses That Are Inherent In And Often The Source Of Both Abiding Joy And Serious Distress In Every Human Life.


10 thoughts on “The Virginity of Famous Men

  1. says:

    From the start.The book cover is alluring The title captivating I like short stories And I like THESE short stories A LOT I ve fallen in love with Christine Sneed a new author to me.in the same way I did and still do love the following authors of Short Stories Tom Bash, David James Poissant, Etgar Keret, Robin Black, Peter Tieryas Liu, Susan Perabo, Lori Oslund, Lauren Acampora..etc I will GLADLY read anything CHRISTINE SNEED writes These stories are some of From the start.The book cover is alluring The title captivating I like short stories And I like THESE short stories A LOT I ve fallen in love with Christine Sneed a new author to me.in the same way I did and still do love the following authors of Short Stories Tom Bash, David James Poissant, Etgar Keret, Robin Black, Peter Tieryas Liu, Susan Perabo, Lori Oslund, Lauren Acampora..etc I will GLADLY read anything CHRIS...


  2. says:

    Like you wouldn t be intrigued by a book with this title While at times, fiction can take us to worlds, places, times, and or cultures we can only imagine, at other times, fiction can be equally as effective chronicling the ordinary, everyday activities and foibles we confront in our lives and relationships Perhaps not all of the situations described in the stories in Christine Sneed s new collection, The Virginity of Famous Men , happen to people every day, but I d imagine many happen rather Like you wouldn t be intrigued by a book with this title While at times, fiction can take us to worlds, places, times, and or cultures we can only imagine, at other times, fiction can be equally as effective chronicling the ordinary, everyday activities and foibles we confront in our lives and relationships Perhaps not all of the situations described in the stories in Christine Sneed s new col...


  3. says:

    3.5 Choices, infidelity, a ghost, a disrespectful son are just some of the topics observed in this collection First Wife reminded me loosely of the Pitt, Aniston and Jolie pairings Can t say I had a f...


  4. says:

    I wrote these stories over a period of about 7 years, and they range from comic to serious in theme and tone In The Functionary, the male point of view character works for a senator who is involved in whitewashing the murders of dozens of women in a neighboring country The New, All True CV is written in the form of an annotated resume, with possibly a little too much truth telling about the main cha...


  5. says:

    There are people I have loved without them knowing it So manypeople than seems sane or worthwhile What do you do with so much heartfelt but unessential affection, I wonder Because I doubt there is a remedy.


  6. says:

    Christine Sneed s first short story collection was called Portraits of a Few of the People I ve Made Cry After reading the stories in her new book you can add me to that gallery of the tear streaked Not that The Virginity of Famous Men is necessarily sad because it also blooms with joy in places but it contains some of the emotionally rich writing I ve read in quite some time Whether it s a mother walking a taut tightrope with h...


  7. says:

    Christine Sneed s stories never disappoint I loved the range she showed here and her sly humor, which was fully in play.


  8. says:

    Wow This was a fabulous read With each story in this touching, quirky, inventive collection, I grewandenad of Christine Sneed s talent Highly recommended


  9. says:

    Don t let the title fool you, The Virginity of Famous Men, it isn t about what you think Christine Sneed is a fantastic story teller, who packs a punch in this collection of short stories These stories are all about relationships Although a lot might not seem to be happening there is a lot of stuff going on under the surface I really enjoyed this collection Most collection have a couple good stories, a few okay ones and a few duds There really isn t a bad story among this bunch Most of th Don t let the title fool you, The Virginity of Famous Men, it isn t about what you think Christine Sneed is a fantastic story teller, who packs a punch in this collection of short stories These stories are all abou...


  10. says:

    Really lovely story collection A few of the pieces take off from where Little Known Facts left off, but overall the collection is varied and full of new voices my favorite piece is Five Rooms, about an adolescent girl who learns to care about something outside of herself, with a complete irreverent ...