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The museum of useless efforts

Author: Cristina Peri Rossi
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2001.
Series: European women writers series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of surreal, absurdist stories by the acclaimed Uruguayan author.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Peri Rossi, Cristina, 1941-
Museum of useless efforts.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606571166
Online version:
Peri Rossi, Cristina, 1941-
Museum of useless efforts.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)608579105
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cristina Peri Rossi
ISBN: 080323726X 9780803237261 080328764X 9780803287648
OCLC Number: 44681816
Description: 156 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The Museum of Useless Efforts --
Up on the Rope --
Mona Lisa --
The Runner Stumbles --
Tarzan's Roar --
The Session --
The Lizard Christmas --
The Crack --
The Rebellious Sheep --
Deaf as a Doorknob --
Full Stop --
The Inconclusive Journey --
Letters --
Flags --
The Avenues of Language --
Instructions for Getting out of Bed --
Airports --
Time Heals All Wounds --
Love Story --
A Sense of Duty --
Between a Rock and a Hard Place --
The Effect of Light on Fish --
Keeping Track of Time --
Statues, or, Being a Foreigner --
At the Hairdresser --
Wednesday --
The Bathers --
Notes on a Journey --
The City --
Casting Daisies to the Swine.
Series Title: European women writers series.
Other Titles: Museo de los esfuerzos inútiles.
Responsibility: Cristina Peri Rossi ; translated by Tobias Hecht.
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A collection of surreal, absurdist stories by the acclaimed Uruguayan author.

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-Starting from virtually nothing--a phrase, a commonplace idea, a trite situation--Cristina Peri Rossi fashions before our eyes delicate, eerily metaphysical little fictions. Reading her is like Read more...

 
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