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My father's tears and other stories

Author: John Updike
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Updike's first collection of new short fiction since the year 2000, "My Father's Tears" finds the author in a valedictory mood as he mingles narratives of his native Pennsylvania with stories of New England suburbia and of foreign travel.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Updike
ISBN: 9780307271563 0307271560
OCLC Number: 251202847
Notes: "A Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Description: 292 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Morocco --
Personal archaeology --
Free --
Walk with Elizanne --
The Guardians --
The Laughter of the gods --
Varieties of religious experience --
Spanish prelude to a second marriage --
Delicate wives --
The Accelerating expansion of the universe --
German lessons --
The Road home --
My father's tears --
Kinderszenen --
The Apparition --
Blue light --
Outage --
The Full glass.
Responsibility: by John Updike.

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Updike's first collection of new short fiction since the year 2000, "My Father's Tears" finds the author in a valedictory mood as he mingles narratives of his native Pennsylvania with stories of New England suburbia and of foreign travel.

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