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Babies : from the collection Mendocino and other stories

Author: Ann Packer
Publisher: New York : Vintage, [2015] ©1994
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English
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A Vintage Shorts "Short Story Month" Selection Virginia, a copywriter at an ad agency, looks around her office one day and realizes that everyone--well, nearly everyone--is pregnant. Can she be happy for them? "Babies," included in the prestigious O. Henry anthology series in 1992, is a sharply funny and perfectly observed story of pregnancy, city living, the semantic contradiction of "creative directors," and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Electronic books
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Packer
ISBN: 9781101970232 1101970235
OCLC Number: 910555477
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Ann Packer.

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A Vintage Shorts "Short Story Month" Selection Virginia, a copywriter at an ad agency, looks around her office one day and realizes that everyone--well, nearly everyone--is pregnant. Can she be happy for them? "Babies," included in the prestigious O. Henry anthology series in 1992, is a sharply funny and perfectly observed story of pregnancy, city living, the semantic contradiction of "creative directors," and finding one's place in the world. A selection from Ann Packer's luminous first collection Mendocino and Other Stories. An eBook short.

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