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Asking for love and other stories

Author: Roxana Robinson
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Fifteen stories on family life among rich Wasps on the East Coast. The marriages are usually remarriages, children have to shoulder their burden and domestics are envied for their stable lives. A look at a privileged world in various stages of repair or disarray.
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Robinson, Roxana.
Asking for love and other stories.
New York : Random House, ©1996
(OCoLC)604411043
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roxana Robinson
ISBN: 0679439021 9780679439028
OCLC Number: 32859280
Description: 275 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Leaving home --
Sleepover --
Slipping Away --
The Nile in flood --
The favor --
Do not stand here --
Asking for love --
Mr. Sumarsono --
Halloween --
The reign of Arlette --
Breaking the rules--
Family restaurant --
The nightmare --
White boys in their teens --
King of the sky.
Responsibility: Roxana Robinson.
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Fifteen stories on family life among rich Wasps on the East Coast. The marriages are usually remarriages, children have to shoulder their burden and domestics are envied for their stable lives. A look at a privileged world in various stages of repair or disarray.

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