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Cold snap : Bulgaria stories

Author: Cynthia Phoel; Gift in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Dallas : Southern Methodist University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Quirky, remote, and agonizingly intimate, the ragged village of Old Mountain is home to a cast of Bulgarian townsfolk who do daily battle with the heat or the bitter cold, with soul-crushing poverty, with petty disagreements among themselves{u2014}all the while attempting to adapt to changing times and keep up with their neighbors. Money is tight in this valley of run-down Communist blocks and crumbling plaster  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Phoel; Gift in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 9780870745614 0870745611
OCLC Number: 489720894
Description: 223 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A good boy --
Galia --
Satisfactory proof --
Never trust a man who --
I guess that counts for something --
Cold snap.
Responsibility: Cynthia Morrison Phoel.

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Quirky, remote, and agonizingly intimate, the ragged village of Old Mountain is home to a cast of Bulgarian townsfolk who do daily battle with the heat or the bitter cold, with soul-crushing poverty, with petty disagreements among themselves{u2014}all the while attempting to adapt to changing times and keep up with their neighbors. Money is tight in this valley of run-down Communist blocks and crumbling plaster houses, but community is tighter. -- Publisher.

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"Phoel s first collection of stories and a novella incisively dramatizes the interlocked lives of the beleaguered denizens of a Bulgarian town. Phoel spent time in Bulgaria as a Peace Corps Read more...

 
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