Private Lies Summary
Bobbie Ann Mason

Everything you need to understand or teach Private Lies by Bobbie Ann Mason.

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Private Lies Summary

"Private Lies," first published in the March 1983 issue of The Atlantic and a classic Bobbie Ann Mason story, is set in the western Kentucky of her youth—a landscape dotted with a growing number of fast food restaurants and big box stores. As Laura Fine notes, "The people of Mason's stories are predominately lower-middle class white heterosexuals who could live in any subdivision or farm in the country," and the characters of "Private...

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