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- 3 copies at Dorchester County Library System.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Dorchester - St. George Main Library||FIC MOO (Text)||30018004670713||Adult New Books||Available||-|
|Dorchester - Summerville Branch||FIC MOO (Text)||30018004465742||Adult Fiction||Available||-|
|Dorchester - Summerville Branch||FIC MOO (Text)||30018004573941||Adult New Books||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780307594136 (hbk.)
- ISBN: 0307594130 (hbk.)
- Physical Description: 192 pages ; 22 cm.
- Edition: First Edition.
- Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Debarking -- The juniper tree -- Paper losses -- Foes -- Wings -- Referential -- Subject to search -- Thank you for having me.
|Summary, etc.:|| 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 irresistible hilarity and darkness--the perils of divorce and what can follow in its wake. In "Foes," a political argument goes grotesquely awry as the events of 9/11 unexpectedly manifest at a fund-raising dinner in Georgetown. In "The Juniper Tree," a teacher, visited by the ghost of her recently deceased friend, is forced to sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" in a kind of nightmare reunion. And in "Wings," we watch the unraveling of two once-hopeful musicians who neither held fast to their dreams nor struck out along other paths as Moore deftly depicts the intricacies of dead ends and the workings of regret
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