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10 thoughts on “Miss Kansas City

  1. Kurt Kurt says:

    An outstanding debut novel, beautifully written and skillfully paced Though set in the 80s Silicon Valley tech world, the events and characters are recognizable to anyone who s worked at a dot com or tech startup, but that background is not necessary for a reader to enjoy the book anyone who s felt like a misfit in any situation should be able to relate to the main characters of this story Throughout the novel, the events ring true and the ending is both satisfying and plausible, which I oft An outstanding debut novel, beautifully written and skillfully paced Though set in the 80s Silicon Valley tech world, the events and characters are recognizable to anyone who s worked at a dot com or tech startup, but that background is not necessary for a reader to enjoy the book anyone who s felt like a misfit in any situation should be able to relate to the main characters of this story Throughout the novel, the events ring true and the ending is both satisfying and plausible, which I often find not to be the case with fiction Unfortunately, this book is burdened with an utterly inappropriate dust jacket that s guaranteed to scare off 100% of male readers and roughly 99.9% of female readers because it looks like a cheap romance novel It s not It s a skillful work of fiction that any discerning reader should enjoy Disclaimer I used to work with the author, Joan Frank No, I m not a character in the book, thank god


  2. Angela Angela says:

    Beautifully written story about two lonely people struggling to stay afloat in the world The biggest complaint I had was the lack of plot, which only seemed to begin half way through the book If the plot had been as carefully constructed as the prose, I would have given this book 4 stars instead of 2.


  3. Cardee Cardee says:

    Nice writing, but I was a little bored with the familiar happenings I don t know, maybe it just wasn t the right time.


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Miss Kansas City ➳ [Reading] ➶ Miss Kansas City By Joan Frank ➩ – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Miss Kansas City is the story of an improbable friendship, set in the tumultuous mid s dotcom California, where youthful greed and blinkered innocence arrive intertwined Friendless and reclusive, Alex Miss Kansas City is the story of an improbable friendship, set in the tumultuous mid s dotcom California, where youthful greed and blinkered innocence arrive intertwined Friendless and reclusive, Alex Blue commutes two hours each way to a job that serves mainly as a place to bide time, until one day she meets the wealthy, worldly and married owner of a high concept Bay Area lifestyle company Meanwhile, the melancholy and closeted Morton Levi, yearning for a loving partner but stung by prior experience, lives a Miss Kansas MOBI :Ê secret life outside the software information company he manages with a steady, efficient hand the same company where Alex works As ominous rumors of mergers and layoffs swirl, and Alex and Mort are pushed to the emotional brink by the vagaries of love, they find themselves forging an unexpected alliance Miss Kansas City is a moving exploration of the notion of possibility, and of a seasoned hope that can emerge on the other side of loneliness and loss Joan Frank is the author of the story collection Boys Keep Being Born, which was both a Bay Area Book Reviewers Award and Paterson Fiction Award finalist Her stories appear in many journals and anthologies, including The Antioch Review,The Iowa Review, and Salmagundi She is a MacDowell Colony and VCCA Fellow, Pushcart Prize nominee, recipient of a Barbara Deming Grant, and winner of the Iowa Fiction Award and Emrys Fiction Award She lives in Northern California Miss Kansas City is her first novel.