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Esther stories

Author: Peter Orner
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A debut collection of thirty-two pieces of short fiction explores the influence of life's brief but essential moments on the future lives of the characters as it chronicles the fates both of unrelated strangers and of two Jewish families, one from the East Coast, the other from the Midwest.
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Genre/Form: Jewish fiction
Fiction
Novela
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Orner
ISBN: 0618128735 9780618128730
OCLC Number: 46959652
Notes: "A mariner original."
Description: 227 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Initials etched on a dining-room table, Lockeport, Nova Scotia --
Thumbs --
In the walls --
Early November --
Pile of clothes --
Papa Gino's --
On a bridge over the Homochitto --
Cousin Tuck's --
Toe Poes --
Shoe story --
Thursday night at the gopher hole, April 1992 --
Country Road G --
At the Motel Rainbow --
Sitting Theodore --
At Horseneck Beach --
Sarah --
Walt Kaplan reads Hiroshima, March 1947 --
Melba Kuperschmid returns --
Birth of a son-in-law --
At the Conrad Hilton --
Awnings, bedspreads, combed yarns --
High priest at the gates --
In the dark --
Atlantic City --
Providence --
Michigan City, Indiana --
The raft --
The house on Lunt Avenue --
Daughters --
My father in an elevator with Anita Fanska, August 1976 --
Seymour --
The moraine on the lake --
Esther stories --
The waters.
Responsibility: Peter Orner.
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A debut collection of thirty-two pieces of short fiction explores the influence of life's brief but essential moments on the future lives of the characters as it chronicles the fates both of unrelated strangers and of two Jewish families, one from the East Coast, the other from the Midwest.

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