Banshee, Rachel DeWoskin
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Banshee

Author: Rachel DeWoskin

Narrator: Hillary Huber

Unabridged: 9 hr 7 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 06/11/2019

Genre: Fiction - Humor - Black Humor

Synopsis

In Banshee, Samantha Baxter?wife, mother, poetry professor?learns she has breast cancer and then ruins her own life. Tumbling through a catastrophic midlife crisis, she gives herself permission to partake in behaviors she's observed in her male colleagues, including having an affair with a student her daughter's age, ranting at board meetings, and telling her poetry students what she really thinks of their work. Underneath biting, witty narration lurks a childish, confused, and unrealized adult woman hell-bent on destroying her relationships and professional life, all within the span of a few weeks. Part comedy, part tragedy, Banshee dramatizes the emotions that lie behind our inhibitions?and the consequences of unleashing them.

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