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Dancing girls and other stories

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A selection of Atwood's short fiction. With flashes of fantasy, humor, and unexpected violence, the stories reveal the complexities of human relationships and bring to life characters who touch us deeply, evoking terror and laughter, compassion and recognition.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Atwood, Margaret, 1939-
Dancing girls and other stories.
New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1982
(OCoLC)643857108
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 0671242490 9780671242497
OCLC Number: 8552291
Description: 240 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The man from Mars --
Betty --
Polarities --
Under glass --
The grave of the famous poet --
Hair jewellery --
When it happens --
A travel piece --
The resplendent quetzal --
Training --
Lives of the poets --
Dancing girls --
The sin eater --
Giving birth.
Responsibility: Margaret Atwood.

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A selection of Atwood's short fiction. With flashes of fantasy, humor, and unexpected violence, the stories reveal the complexities of human relationships and bring to life characters who touch us deeply, evoking terror and laughter, compassion and recognition.

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Stories from One of Canada's Great Authors

by ricklibrarian (WorldCat user published 2006-03-25) Very Good Permalink
I am putting Margaret Atwood on my list of authors to read more frequently, along with Wendell Berry, Edwidge Danticat, William Faulkner, Muriel Spark, Eudora Welty, and Edith Wharton. I also have a less serious list from which I frequently read, which includes Margery Allingham (it is hard to find Campion...
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