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Life among the savages.

Shirley Jackson

Life among the savages.

by Shirley Jackson

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Published by M. Joseph .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published-Farrar, Stauss, 1953.

The Physical Object
Pagination196p.,21cm
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18831255M

Life among the savages: Names: Jackson, Shirley. Book Number: BR Title Status: Active: Medium: Braille: Download Link: Volume 1. Volume 2. Annotation: Autobiography of the author's hectic life in Vermont with her husband and four children. Humorously describes the routines and predicaments caused by a large family. Local Subject.   In Life Among the Savages, her caustically funny account of raising her children in a ramshackle house in Vermont, she deals with rats in the cellar, misbehaving imaginary friends, an oblivious husband and ever-encroaching domestic chaos, all described with wit, warmth and plenty of Pages:

  Life Among the Savages – Shirley Jackson StuckinaBook All Ap Ap s, Jackson S 9 Comments I already knew that I loved Shirley Jackson – I did from the time I was about a chapter into We Have Always Lived in the Castle back in , courtesy of Lisa – but now I love her for a whole new reason. Very Good book with light wear, crease to the back cover top corner, clean interior with no writing inside. Life Among the Savages, Paperback by Jackson, Shirley, Like New Used, Free sh $ $ Free shipping. Life Among the Savages SHIRLEY JACKSON 4th Scholastic PB YOUTH Rating: % positive.

  Life among the Savages by Shirley Jackson in DJVU, FB3, TXT download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%(). Before I read Life Among the Savages, I had suggested it for my non-fiction book group and it is included on the list we will vote on for next year's books. I'm taking that recommendation back. It is too lightweight, too un-revealing, and I can't imagine what we'd discuss/5(14).


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LIFE AMONG THE SAVAGES is presented as fiction, but many of the incidents in this book seem to have been lifted out of real life in rural Vermont, with her four kids and husband, critic Stanley Edgar Hyman.

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book –New York Times Book Review "When it comes to just sheer honest, wry, frustrated, finding-ways-to-appreciate-it writing about family life, we all sit at Shirley Jackson’s feet"-New York Times Motherlode "Very funny Life Among the Savages and Raising Demons are each a good place to begin for those who have never read any Shirley Jackson.”/5(9).

"Life Among The Savages" was the bestseller of and spent 48 weeks on the New York Times Best Seller List. Shirley Jackson's semi-autobiographical book on raising her children in rural Vermont is brilliantly crafted, more than hysterical and, in places, famous/5(82).

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The Bridges at Toko-Ri/Beyond This Place/Life Among the Savages/My Crowded Solitude/Digby (Reader's Digest Condensed Books, Volume 4: ) James A. Michener, A. Cronin, Shirley Jackson, Jack McLaren, David Walker. –New York Times Book Review "When it comes to just sheer honest, wry, frustrated, finding-ways-to-appreciate-it writing about family life, we all sit at Shirley Jackson’s feet"-New York Times Motherlode "Very funny Life Among the Savages and Raising Demons are each a good place to begin for those who have never read any Shirley Jackson.”.

–New York Times Book Review "When it comes to just sheer honest, wry, frustrated, finding-ways-to-appreciate-it writing about family life, we all sit at Shirley Jackson’s feet"-New York Times Motherlode "Very funny Life Among the Savages and Raising Demons are each a good place to begin for those who have never read any Shirley Jackson.”.

The author of LIFE AMONG THE SAVAGES is, in fact, Shirley Jackson, and this is the first half of her two comic novels about life with small children. (The latter half being the later, and unfortunately more difficult to find RAISING DEMONS, published in )Cited by: But in Life Among the Savages, she takes on the lighter side of small-town life.

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But in Life Among the Savages, she takes on the lighter side of small-town life. In this witty and warm memoir of her family’s life in rural Vermont, she delightfully exposes a domestic side in cheerful contrast to her quietly terrifying fiction/5(15).

"Life Among the Savages" by franciefm (see profile) 07/14/ Perhaps a bit longer than it needed to be, this book nevertheless amused & entertained me throughout. It made me very glad to not be a mother of 3 small children.

The energy it requires!1/5(2). Shirley Jackson, author of the classic short story The Lottery, was known for her terse, haunting prose. But the writer possessed another side, one which is delightfully exposed in this hilariously charming memoir of her family's life in rural Vermont.

Fans of Please Don't Eat the Daisies, Cheaper by the Dozen, and anything Erma Bombeck ever wrote will find much to recognize in Shirley Jackson /5(16).Get this from a library! Life among the savages. [Shirley Jackson] -- The author offers a humorous account of her experiences as she, her husband, and their four young children moved from an apartment in the city to a big house in rural Vermont.

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