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Our lady of the artichokes and other Portuguese-American stories

Author: Katherine Vaz
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2008.
Series: Prairie schooner book prize in fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the threat of a serial killer as the background for a young girl's first brush with death to the fallout of a modern-day visitation from the Virgin Mary; from an AIDS-stricken squatter refusing  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Vaz
ISBN: 9780803217904 0803217900
OCLC Number: 213223086
Description: 151 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Taking a stitch in a dead man's arm --
All riptides roar with sand from opposing shores --
Our Lady of the Artichokes --
My bones here are waiting for yours --
The man who was made of netting --
The knife longs for the ruby --
The Mandarin question --
Lisbon story.
Series Title: Prairie schooner book prize in fiction.
Responsibility: Katherine Vaz.
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"Vaz writes with quiet ease and skill-and her explorations of lives absent of grace are subtle and worth reading."-B. J. Hollars, Pleiades -- B. J. Hollars * Pleiades * "One comes away from these Read more...

 
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