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Lisa Lerner (novel), Nick Pustay (screenplay).
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Just Like Beauty is a brilliantly inventive debut novel that blends adolescent angst and . 'Lerner is so adept at couching the grotesque within the commonplace that the future seems just a few weeks awa. urprisingly witty and tender.
Just Like Beauty is a brilliantly inventive debut novel that blends adolescent angst and cultural satire and is set in a disconcertingly not-so-distant future complete with high-tech food. 'Wildly imaginative and, at times, hilariou. oignantly real and true.
Just Like Beauty" is not so much science fiction as a pitch-perfect . But this book is amazing. Lisa Lerner has published essays and short fiction in Self, Bust, and other publications. This is her first novel. She lives in New York City.
Just Like Beauty" is not so much science fiction as a pitch-perfect sendup of the way we live now. In the mold of Don Delillo's "White Noise," it offers a trenchant look at where our current enslavement to commodification and technology is taking us. But at its heart it is also a tender and believable portrait of the persistence of love and longing in an increasingly inauthentic world But this book is amazing. It’s a near-future sci-fi dystopia with.
by. Lerner, Lisa, 1960-. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Teenage girls, Suburban life, Bildungsromans, Satire. New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. Internet Archive Books. org on August 6, 2010. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata).
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Lisa Lerner in Just Like Beauty presents a bleak look at the future, a future which clearly has its beginnings in the late-twentieth century. Edie, fourteen, is being prepped by her mother for the Feminine Woman of Conscience Pageant. She will be competing in categories such as Freestyle Walking, Better Person Skills, and Hair Construction, but also in the Electric Polyrubber Man Event which entails seducing an anatomically correct male figure and in the Sacrificial Rabbit Raising Event in which she will kill her trained rabbit and fashion a muff from its skin.
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In The Family Upstairs, the master of bone-chilling suspense (People) brings us the can’t-look-away story of three entangled families living in a house with the darkest of secrets. The Family Upstairs 1 of 5. 2:13:44. One of Tom’s students, Jenna Tripp, also lives on the same street, and she’s not convinced her teacher is as squeaky clean as he seems.