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The purple swamp hen and other stories / Penelope Lively.

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  • 11 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Greenwood Public Library.

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood LIV (Text) 36626103834818 New Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735222038
  • ISBN: 0735222037
  • Physical Description: 197 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published: London : Fig Tree, 2016.
Formatted Contents Note: The purple swamp hen -- Abroad -- The row -- Who do you think you were? -- Old as the hills -- A biography -- The weekend -- License to kill -- Mrs. Bennet -- Lorna and Tom -- Point of view -- DIY -- The bridge -- Theory of mind -- The third wife.
Summary, etc.: A collection of short fiction by the Booker Prize winner and best-selling author of How It All Began explores themes of history, family and diverse relationships, presenting in the title story the experiences of a Mediterranean purple swamp hen living in Quintus Pompeius' villa who narrowly escapes Vesuvius.
Subject: Families > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories.
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