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Infidelities : stories of war and lust

Author: Josip Novakovich
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of short stories covering a time span from WWI to the current plight of the Balkan immigrants in today's America. The stories show acts of compassion, dark humor and desire from a country devastated by tragedy.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Josip Novakovich
ISBN: 0060583991 9780060583996
OCLC Number: 57185501
Description: x, 241, 16 pages ; 21 cm
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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