The Awakening and Other Stories
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From the back cover: "Hitched to a businessman with two kids, Edna Pontellier always knew the score and her sitch in life. But then she and her family go on vacay, where she meets a younger dude and starts vibing with him--and soon nothing's clear anymore about who she is or what she's thirstin' for. Things get too real, and before Edna realizes it she decides that she's DONE. She's too beast to fall in line with what society tells her she has to act like in marriage and domesticity."
This collection also contains Kate Chopin's other stories, including 'Beyond the Bayou, ' 'Ma'ame Pelagie, ' 'Desiree's Baby, ' 'A Respectable Woman, ' 'The Kiss, ' 'A Pair of Silk Stocks, ' 'The Locket, ' and 'A Reflection.'"