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Mendocino and Other Stories

Packer, Ann

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ISBN 10: 0811806294 / ISBN 13: 9780811806299
Edité par Chronicle, 1994
Etat : Fine Couverture souple
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First Edition (first printing). The first book by the author of THE DIVE FROM CLAUSEN'S PIER and SONGS WITHOUT WORDS, a story collection that focuses on women and men in their 20's and 30's whose lives do not quite fall into place. Fine in pictorial wraps as issued. Signed by Packer on the title page. N° de réf. du libraire 50175

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Titre : Mendocino and Other Stories

Éditeur : Chronicle

Date d'édition : 1994

Reliure : Soft Cover

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : No Jacket

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : 1st Edition.

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This classic Chronicle book remains available as a print-on-demand title. You can purchase it from an online bookseller or by order from your local bookstore.

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With humor, wisdom and tenderness, Ann Packer offers ten short stories about women and men--wives and husbands, sisters and brothers, daughters, sons, mothers, fathers, friends, and lovers--who discover that life's greatest surprises may be found in that which is most familiar.
In the title story, on the anniversary of their father's suicide a young woman discovers that her brother may have found a "reason for living" in the love of a good woman. In "Nerves," a young man realizes that the wife he is separated from no longer loves him but that it is his own life he misses, not her. The narrator of "My Mother's Yellow Dress" is a gay man remembering his deceased mother and their vital and troubling intimacy. In "Babies"--which was included in the prestigious O. Henry anthology series --a single woman in her mid-thirties finds that everyone, including her best friend at work, is pregnant, and that their joy can only be observed, not shared. In these and six other stories, Ann Packer exhibits an unerring eye for the small ways in which people reveal themselves and for the moments in which lives may be transformed.

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