Winner of Ronald Sukenick Prize for Innovative Fiction The Bruise is a prize-winning novel of imperative voice and raw sensation. In the sterile dormitories and on the quiet winter greens of an American university, a young woman named M-- deals with the repercussions of a strange encounter with an angel, one that has left a large bruise on her forehead. Was the event real or imagined? The bruise does not disappear, forcing M-- to confront her own existential fears and her wavering desire to tell the story of her ...

The Bruise 2008, F2c

ISBN-13: 9781573661447

Trade paperback