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Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime


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Whether through her stories or her legendary readings, J. California Cooper has an uncanny ability to reach out to readers like an old and dear friend.  Her characters are plain-spoken and direct: simple people for whom life, despite its ever-present struggles, is always worth the journey.

In Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime, Cooper's characteristic themes of romance, heartbreak, struggle and faith resonate.  We meet Darlin, a self-proclaimed femme fatale who uses her wiles to try to find a husband; MLee, whose life seems to be coming to an end at the age of forty until she decides to set out and see if she can make a new life for herself; Kissy and Buddy, both trying and failing to find them until they finally meet each other; and Aberdeen, whose daughter Uniqua shows her how to educate herself and move up in the world.

These characters and others offer inspiration, laughter, instruction and pure enjoyment in what is one of J. California Cooper's finest story collections.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

From Publishers Weekly

16 September 1996 – Cooper's latest collection of life-affirming stories focuses on women who are attempting to balance their lives.
Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime
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  • 119,00 kr
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Short Stories
  • Published: 01 September 1995
  • Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Print Length: 288 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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