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Fresh complaint : stories

Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This collection presents characters in the midst of personal and national crises. We meet a failed poet who, envious of other people's wealth during the real-estate bubble, becomes an embezzler; a clavichordist whose dreams of art collapse under the obligations of marriage and fatherhood; and, in "Bronze," a sexually confused college freshman whose encounter with a stranger on a train leads to a revelation about his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Eugenides
ISBN: 9780374203061 0374203067
OCLC Number: 968639386
Description: 285 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Complainers --
Air mail --
Baster --
Early music --
Timeshare --
Find the bad guy --
The oracular vulva --
Capricious gardens --
Great experiment --
Fresh complaint.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Eugenides.

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This collection presents characters in the midst of personal and national crises. We meet a failed poet who, envious of other people's wealth during the real-estate bubble, becomes an embezzler; a clavichordist whose dreams of art collapse under the obligations of marriage and fatherhood; and, in "Bronze," a sexually confused college freshman whose encounter with a stranger on a train leads to a revelation about his past and his future.

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