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Horse, flower, bird : stories

Author: Kate Bernheimer
Publisher: Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In Kate Bernheimer's familiar and spare--yet wondrous--world, an exotic dancer builds her own cage, a wife tends a secret basement menagerie, a fishmonger's daughter befriends a tulip bulb, and sisters explore cycles of love and violence by reenacting scenes from Star Wars. Enthralling, subtle, and poetic, this collection takes readers back to the age-old pleasures of classic fairy tales and makes them new--Cover.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Adaptations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bernheimer, Kate.
Horse, flower, bird.
Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, 2010
(OCoLC)777354200
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Bernheimer
ISBN: 9781566892476 1566892473
OCLC Number: 601125129
Description: 185 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: A cuckoo tale --
A tulip's tale --
A doll's tale --
A petting zoo tale --
A cageling tale --
A Garibaldi tale --
A Star Wars tale --
Whitework.
Responsibility: Kate Bernheimer.

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In Kate Bernheimer's familiar and spare--yet wondrous--world, an exotic dancer builds her own cage, a wife tends a secret basement menagerie, a fishmonger's daughter befriends a tulip bulb, and sisters explore cycles of love and violence by reenacting scenes from Star Wars. Enthralling, subtle, and poetic, this collection takes readers back to the age-old pleasures of classic fairy tales and makes them new--Cover.

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