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Author Pearlman, Edith, 1936-
Title Binocular vision : new & selected stories / Edith Pearlman.
Imprint Wilmington : Lookout Books/University of North Carolina Wilmington, c2011.
Book Jacket
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 Main Collection  PS3566.E2187 B56 2011    AVAILABLE


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Call # PS3566.E2187 B56 2011
Phys. Description xiii, 373 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents Introduction by Ann Patchett -- Inbound -- Day of awe -- Settlers -- The noncombatant -- Vaquita -- Allog -- ToyFolk -- Tess -- Fidelity -- If love were all -- Purim night -- The coat -- Mates -- How to fall -- The story -- Rules -- Home schooling -- Hanging fire -- Unravished bride -- Binocular vision -- Granski -- The little wife -- Capers -- The ministry of restraint -- On junius bridge -- Relic and type -- Lineage -- Girl in blue with brown bag -- Jan Term -- Elder jinks -- Vallies -- Aunt telephone -- Self-reliance.
Summary "No matter the situation in which her characters find themselves--an unforeseen love affair between adolescent cousins, a lifetime of memories unearthed by an elderly couple's decision to shoplift, the deathbed secret of a young girl's forbidden forest tryst with the tsar, the danger that befalls a wealthy couple's child in a European inn of misfits--Edith Pearlman conveys their experience with wit and aplomb, with relentless but clear-eyed optimism, and with a supple prose that reminds us, sentence by sentence, page by page, of the gifts our greatest verbal innovators can bestow" --Inside flap.
Subject Short stories.
ISBN 9780982338292 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0982338295 (pbk. : alk. paper)