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Black glass : short fictions

Author: Karen Joy Fowler
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Fifteen satirical stories. In The View from Venus, aliens do a case study of the mores and customs of college students, in The Travails, Gulliver's wife orders her husband to stop travelling and share household chores, while Lieserl portrays Einstein as a deadbeat dad. By the author of Sarah Canary.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Joy Fowler
ISBN: 0805055576 9780805055573
OCLC Number: 36768051
Notes: "A Marian Wood book."
Description: 242 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Black glass --
Contention --
Shimabara --
The Elizabeth complex --
Go back --
The travails --
Lieserl --
Letters from home --
Duplicity --
The faithful companion at forty --
The brew --
Lily red --
The black fairy's curse --
The view from Venus : A case study --
Game night at the fox and goose.
Responsibility: by Karen Joy Fowler.

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Fifteen satirical stories. In The View from Venus, aliens do a case study of the mores and customs of college students, in The Travails, Gulliver's wife orders her husband to stop travelling and share household chores, while Lieserl portrays Einstein as a deadbeat dad. By the author of Sarah Canary.

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