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How to breathe underwater : stories

Author: Julie Orringer
Publisher: New York : Vintage Contemporaries, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nine brave, wise, and spellbinding stories make up this award-winning debut. In "When She is Old and I Am Famous" a young woman confronts the inscrutable power of her cousin's beauty. In "Note to Sixth-Grade Self" a band of popular girls exert their social power over an awkward outcast. In "Isabel Fish" fourteen-year-old Maddy learns to scuba dive in order to mend her family after a terrible accident. Alive with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Short stories
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Orringer
ISBN: 9780307426291 0307426297
OCLC Number: 712648895
Description: 1 online resource (173 pages)
Contents: Pilgrims --
When she is old and I am famous --
The Isabel fish --
Note to sixth-grade self --
The smoothest way is full of stones --
Care --
Stars of Motown shining bright --
What we save --
Stations of the cross.
Responsibility: Julie Orringer.

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Nine brave, wise, and spellbinding stories make up this award-winning debut. In "When She is Old and I Am Famous" a young woman confronts the inscrutable power of her cousin's beauty. In "Note to Sixth-Grade Self" a band of popular girls exert their social power over an awkward outcast. In "Isabel Fish" fourteen-year-old Maddy learns to scuba dive in order to mend her family after a terrible accident. Alive with the victories, humiliations, and tragedies of youth, How to Breathe Underwater illuminates this powerful territory with striking grace and intelligence. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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