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Birds of America : stories

Author: Lorrie Moore
Publisher: New York : A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Twelve stories on human relations. In Charades, a traditional family game on Christmas turns sour when the charades hit too close to home, while in Agnes of Iowa, a woman's ambition to be worldly remains unfulfilled by an encounter with a poet from Africa.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moore, Lorrie.
Birds of America.
New York : A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1998
(OCoLC)607085558
Online version:
Moore, Lorrie.
Birds of America.
New York : A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1998
(OCoLC)630883454
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lorrie Moore
ISBN: 0679445978 9780679445975 9780965078313 0965078310 0312241224 9780312241223
OCLC Number: 38542574
Description: 291 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Willing --
Which is more than I can say about some people --
Dance in America --
Community life --
Agnes of Iowa --
Charades --
Four calling birds, three French hens --
Beautiful grade --
What you want to do fine --
Real estate --
People like that are the only people here: canonical babbling in peed onk --
Terrific mother.
Responsibility: by Lorrie Moore.
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Twelve stories on human relations. In Charades, a traditional family game on Christmas turns sour when the charades hit too close to home, while in Agnes of Iowa, a woman's ambition to be worldly remains unfulfilled by an encounter with a poet from Africa.

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