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  • ISBN: 9780385351713 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.

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"Fifty years from now, it may well turn out that the work of very few Americans writers has as much to say about what it means to be alive in our time as that of Lorrie Moore."-Harper'sMagazineA literary event-a new collection of stories by one of America's most beloved and admired short story writers; her first collection in fifteen years, since Birds of America ("Fluid, cracked, mordant, colloquial...Will stand by itself as one of our funniest, most telling anatomies of human love and vulnerability"-The New York Times Book Review, cover).In these eight masterful stories, Lorrie Moore, in a perfect blend of craft and bewitched spirit, explores the passage of time, and summons up its inevitable sorrows and hilarious pitfalls to reveal her own exquisite, singular wisdom.In "Debarking," a newly divorced man tries to keep his wits about him as the United States prepares to invade Iraq, and against this ominous moment, we see-in all its...
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Electronic reproduction. New York : Vintage, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1993 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Humor (Fiction).
Short Stories.
Genre: Electronic books.

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