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East, west : stories

Author: Salman Rushdie
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A collection of nine stories. In At the Auction of the Rubby Slippers, the author reflects on the role of auctioneers in establishing "the value of our pasts, of our future, of our lives," while an allegory on the immigrant experience is entitled Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella of Spain Consummate Their Relationship.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Salman Rushdie
ISBN: 067943965X 9780679439653
OCLC Number: 30779831
Description: 214 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Good advice is rarer than rubies --
The free radio --
The prophet's hair --
Yorick --
At the auction of the ruby slippers --
Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella of Spain consummate their relationship (Santa Fé, AD 1492) --
The harmony of the spheres --
Chekov and Zulu --
The courter.
Other Titles: Good advice is rarer than rubies.
Free radio.
Prophet's hair.
Yorick.
At the auction of the ruby slippers.
Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella of Spain consummate their relationship (Santa Fé, AD 1492)
Harmony of the spheres.
Chekov and Zulu.
Courter.
Responsibility: Salman Rushdie.

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A collection of nine stories. In At the Auction of the Rubby Slippers, the author reflects on the role of auctioneers in establishing "the value of our pasts, of our future, of our lives," while an allegory on the immigrant experience is entitled Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella of Spain Consummate Their Relationship.

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