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Published by Poseidon Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Soul musicians -- Fiction,
  • Singers -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLaurie Colwin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.O4783 G6 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination253 p. ;
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1854992M
ISBN 10067170706X
LC Control Number90006797
OCLC/WorldCa21037682

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An insightful domestic comedy, at once hilarious and extremely moving, Goodbye Without Leaving is the story of a woman's attempt to remain true to herself in a world of diminishing returns. As a More. May 16,  · An insightful domestic comedy, at once hilarious and extremely moving, Goodbye Without Leaving is the story of a woman's attempt to remain true to herself in a world of diminishing returns. As a bored graduate student, Geraldine Colshares is plucked from her too-tame existence when she is invited to tour as the only white backup singer for Vernon and Ruby Shakely and the Shakettes. May 16,  · A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Discussion Questions Goodbye Without Leaving. by Laurie Colwin. 1. Geraldine Coleshares is a denatured Jewish grad student at the University of Chicago, inordinately fond of classic rhythm & blues and bored to tears with academia. So she gives it up to become, mirabile dictu, a Shakette: a backup singer for Ruby Shakely and the Shakettes (read Tina Turner), the first and last white gift ever to do such a daring thing.

An insightful domestic comedy, at once hilarious and extremely moving, Goodbye Without Leaving is the story of a woman's attempt to remain true to herself in a world of diminishing returns. As a bored graduate student, Geraldine Colshares is plucked from her too-tame existence when she is invited to tour as the only white backup singer for Vernon and Ruby Shakely and the Shakettes. Nov 24,  · Decades Later, Laurie Colwin's Books 'Will Not Let You Down' A digital publisher has released a bounty of Colwin's books: four novels, three short . Get this from a library! Goodbye without leaving. [Laurie Colwin] -- Geraldine tries to reconcile her past as "the only white backup singer with Vernon and Ruby Shakely and the Shakettes" with her present as the wife of lawyer Johnny Miller and mother of Franklin. Goodbye Without Leaving () About book: I read all of Laurie Colwin's novels about 20 years ago and recently reread this book. The protangonist, Geraldine, reminded me of female protangonists in other Colwin novels such as "Happy All the Time" and "Family Happiness" in that she is a privileged woman who may complain about the inequities of life, but doesn't truly have to overcome adversity.