Other Literary Forms

(Literary Essentials: Short Fiction Masterpieces)

Mona Simpson’s first novel, Anywhere but Here (1986), explores the complex relationship between mother and daughter. Her second novel, The Lost Father (1991), continues the story as Mayan Stevenson searches for her missing father. In A Regular Guy (1996) Simpson examines the relationship between a geneticist-tycoon and the illegitimate daughter he abandoned.