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Infidelities : stories of war and lust

Author: Josip Novakovich
Publisher: Plymale, NSW ; New York : HarperCollins e-books, 2008.
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As Serb, Croat, and Bosnian Muslim armies clash in the cities and countryside of the former Yugoslavia, it's hard to tell the front lines from the home front. The characters in Infidelities--soldiers and civilians alike--are caught in the ridiculous, often cruelly whimsical contradictions of war and the paranoia and folly of those who conduct it. In "Ribs," a Croatian woman whose husband has already been taken by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Short stories
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Novakovich, Josip, 1956-
Infidelities.
Pymble, NSW ; New York : HarperCollins e-books, 2007
(DLC) 2004065068
(OCoLC)57185501
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Josip Novakovich
ISBN: 9780061568756 0061568759 9780061568770 0061568775
OCLC Number: 213384264
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Spleen --
The stamp --
Night guests --
Neighbors --
Hail --
A purple story --
Snow powder --
Tchaikovsky's bust --
The bridge under the Danube --
59th. parallel --
Ribs.
Responsibility: Josip Novakovich.

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Soldiers and civilians from all sides--Serbian, Croatian, and Bosnia Muslim--become caught up in the tragic consequences and contradictions of war as armies clash in the former Yugoslavia from World  Read more...

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Novakovich has perfected the grand style of the Continental anecdote, with its...retrospection [that] falls prey to irony. --Publishers Weekly"

 
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