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Victory over Japan : a book of stories

Author: Ellen Gilchrist
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Fourteen stories focus on a group of southern women who seek happiness and a sense of worth in bars, marriages, divorces, art, drug use, lovers' arms, and earthquakes.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Gilchrist
ISBN: 0316313033 9780316313032 0316313076 9780316313070
OCLC Number: 10824381
Awards: National Book Award for Fiction, 1984.
Description: viii, 277 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Victory over Japan --
Music --
The lower garden district free gravity mule blight or Rhoda, a fable --
Looking over Jordan --
Gauzy edge of paradise --
Defender of the Little Falaya --
Crazy, crazy, now showing everywhere --
Jade Buddhas, red bridges, fruits of love --
The double happiness bun --
Miss Crystal's maid name Traceleen, she's talking, she's telling everything she knows --
Traceleen's telling a story called "A bad year" --
Traceleen's diary --
DeDe's talking, it's her turn --
Traceleen, she's still talking.
Responsibility: by Ellen Gilchrist.

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Fourteen stories focus on a group of southern women who seek happiness and a sense of worth in bars, marriages, divorces, art, drug use, lovers' arms, and earthquakes.

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