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Collected stories

Author: Carol Shields
Publisher: New York : Fourth Estate, [2005]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of short works features definitive pieces written throughout the course of the author's career, including the previously unpublished "Segue," a portrayal of a sonnet writer who faces an unknown darkness.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Shields
ISBN: 0060762039 9780060762032
OCLC Number: 55877897
Notes: Originally published: Random House Canada, 2004.
Description: xvii, 593 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Segue --
Various miracles: Various miracles --
Mrs. Turner cutting the grass --
Accidents --
Sailors lost at sea --
Purple blooms --
Flitting behavior --
Pardon --
Words --
Poaching --
Scenes --
Fragility --
The metaphor is dead--
pass it on --
A wood (with Anne Giardini) --
Love so fleeting, love so fine --
Dolls, dolls, dolls, dolls --
Invitations --
Taking the train --
Home --
The journal --
Salt --
Others. The orange fish: The orange fish --
Chemistry --
Hazel --
Today is the day --
Hinterland --
Block out --
Collision --
Good manners --
Times of sickness and health --
Family secrets --
Fuel for the fire --
Milk bread beer ice. Dressing up for the carnival: Dressing up for the carnival --
A scarf --
Weather --
Flatties: their various forms and uses --
Dying for love --
Ilk --
Stop! --
Mirrors --
The harp --
Our men and women --
Keys --
Absence --
Windows --
Reportage --
Edith-Esther --
New music --
Soup du jour --
Invention --
Death of an artist --
The next best kiss --
Eros --
Dressing down.
Other Titles: Short stories
Responsibility: Carol Shields ; with an introduction by Margaret Atwood.

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A collection of short works features definitive pieces written throughout the course of the author's career, including the previously unpublished "Segue," a portrayal of a sonnet writer who faces an unknown darkness.

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