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What Hurts Going Down

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What Hurts Going Down by Nancy Lee
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Mar 24, 2020 | ISBN 9780771049033

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Praise for Nancy Lee and What Hurts Going Down:

“Nancy Lee channels a vivid chorus of voices, mostly women at various ages and in a range of situations. Lee probes the assumptions about sexuality and women’s nature shaped by pop culture and social messaging, and she doesn’t hold back. Hard-hitting and incisive, this is a gut-punch of a book.” –Toronto Star

“What Hurts Going Down is part history, part plea, and part implied manifesto. It’s not an easy read–it really does hurt going down–but it is an important one for both our moment and the way history will record it.” —Quill & Quire

Praise for Nancy Lee and The Age:

“In The Age, Nancy Lee has created a world of contradictions for our times: thoughtful terrorists, naive cynics, children as parents, girls who dream as boys.  In sharply poetic prose, Lee delineates a world of gorgeous horrors and eerie loves.” —Annabel Lyon, author of The Sweet Girl

Praise for Nancy Lee and Dead Girls:

Dead Girls is among the bravest fictional debuts in recent memory and heralds the arrival of a bold and audacious new voice in Canadian writing.”
Quill and Quire

“These are moving and gripping stories – harsh, yet delivered with delicacy and compassion. They are from a young, new writer of conspicuous talent. Read them – and you will wake from a slumber you did not know you were in.”
–Yann Martel, author of Life of Pi

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