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Night swimming : stories

Author: Pete Fromm
Publisher: New York : Picador USA, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Picador USA pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Stories about unlucky people. In The Raw Material of Ash, a once-ambitious man is reduced to making coffins for a living, Doors is on the drama of teenage pregnancy, and in the title story the hero finds his life meaningless when his mother dies.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pete Fromm
ISBN: 0312263635 9780312263638
OCLC Number: 51676073
Description: 182 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: How all this started --
Night swimming --
The investigator --
The raw material of ash --
Freezeout --
Black tie and blue jeans --
Willowy-wisps --
Cowbird --
Gluttony --
Doors --
Wind --
The thatch weave --
The gravy on the cake.
Responsibility: Pete Fromm.

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Stories about unlucky people. In The Raw Material of Ash, a once-ambitious man is reduced to making coffins for a living, Doors is on the drama of teenage pregnancy, and in the title story the hero finds his life meaningless when his mother dies.

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