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The necessity of certain behaviors

Author: Shannon Cain
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2011.
Series: Drue Heinz Literature Prize.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Told in precise, evocative prose that skewers the heart of the matter time after time, these memorable stories view and illuminate the human condition from a compelling, funny and entirely original  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Short stories
Lesbian fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shannon Cain
ISBN: 9780822944102 0822944103
OCLC Number: 728656758
Description: 144 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: This is how it starts --
Cultivation --
The Nigerian princes --
I love Bob --
The steam room --
Juniper beach --
The queer zoo --
Housework --
The necessity of certain behaviors.
Series Title: Drue Heinz Literature Prize.
Responsibility: Shannon Cain.

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A wonderfully different and satisfying short story collection, each story offering up more on subsequent reads. Cain approaches familiar situations love, loss, shame from unfamiliar angles, in unique Read more...

 
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