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The collected stories of Amy Hempel

Author: Amy Hempel
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A complete collection of short works offers insight into the progression of the writer's work throughout a thirty-year period and features, among other tales, the complete texts of "At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom" and "Tumble Home."
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Miscellaneous fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hempel, Amy.
Collected stories of Amy Hempel.
New York : Scribner, 2006
(OCoLC)647546510
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Hempel
ISBN: 0743289463 9780743289467
OCLC Number: 62741526
Description: xix, 407 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Reasons to live: In a tub ; Tonight is a favor to Holly ; Celia is back ; Nashville gone to ashes ; San Francisco ; In the cemetery where Al Jolson is buried ; Beg, S1 Tog, Inc, Cont, Rep ; Going ; Pool night ; Three popes walk into a bar ; Man in Bogotá ; When it's human instead of when it's dog ; Why I'm here ; breathing Jesus ; Today will be a quiet day. At the gates of the animal kingdom: Daylight come ; HArvest ; Most girl part of you ; rapture of the deep ; Du Jour ; Murder ; Day I had everything ; To those of you who missed your connecting flight out of O'Hare ; And lead us not into Penn Station ; In the animal shelter ; At the gates of the animal kingdom ; Lady will have the slug Louie ; Under no moon ; Center ; Tom-rock through the eels ; Rest of God. Tumble home: Weekend ; CHurch cancels cow ; Children's party ; Sportsman ; Housewife ; Annex ; New lodger ; Tumble home ; Notes. Dog of the marriage: Beach town ; Jesus is waiting ; Uninvited ; Reference #388475848-5 ; What were the white things? ; Dog of the marriage ; Afterlife ; Memoir ; Offertory ; Notes.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Amy Hempel ; with an introduction by Rick Moody.
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With her trademark compassion and wit, Hempel takes readers into the marriages, minor disasters, and moments of revelation in an uneasy America.  Read more...

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