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Bummer : And Other Stories.

Author: Janice Shapiro
Publisher: New York : Soft Skull Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The women featured in these stories have one thing in common: They're having a terrible day. There's the housewife so entranced by the pristine order of her neighbors' belongings that she can't stop herself from breaking into their home. There's the mother easing her young son through the trauma of a murder, suddenly confronted with the reappearance of his father. There's the vulnerable middle-aged woman stuck in a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shapiro, Janice.
Bummer : And Other Stories.
New York : Soft Skull Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janice Shapiro
ISBN: 9781593763862 1593763867
OCLC Number: 693761754
Description: 1 online resource (209 pages)
Contents: About the Author; CONTENTS; BUMMER; 1966; ENNUI; MATERNITY; TIGER BEAT; IN ITS PlACE; PREDATION; DEATH AND DISASTER; NIGHT AND DAY; SMALL; THE OLD BEAN; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.

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The women featured in these stories have one thing in common: They're having a terrible day. There's the housewife so entranced by the pristine order of her neighbors' belongings that she can't stop herself from breaking into their home. There's the mother easing her young son through the trauma of a murder, suddenly confronted with the reappearance of his father. There's the vulnerable middle-aged woman stuck in a coffee-chain job alongside snotty college kids, the talent manager supervising a corral of misguided young stars, and the spiky-haired artist who literally dumps her slacker fiancé--

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