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The empty family : stories

Author: Colm Tóibín
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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A collection of short fiction includes "The Street," in which Pakistani workers in Barcelona pursue a taboo affair; and "Two Women," in which a taciturn Irish set designer confronts repressed emotions while working in her homeland.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colm Tóibín
ISBN: 9781439138328 143913832X 9781439149836 1439149836
OCLC Number: 548607406
Description: 275 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Silence --
The empty family --
Two women --
One minus one --
The pearl fishers --
Barcelona, 1975 --
The new Spain --
The colour of shadows --
The street.
Other Titles: Pearl fishers.
New Spain.
Colour of shadows.
Street.
Responsibility: Colm Tóibín.
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Silence -- The empty family -- Two women -- One minus one -- The pearl fishers -- Barcelona, 1975 -- The new Spain -- The colour of shadows -- The street.  Read more...

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"["The Empty Family"] reconfirms his mastery of the short story.... Toibin raised his profile with the exquisitely bittersweet "Brooklyn", and this collection is every bit as rich... Likely to rank Read more...

 
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