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Who do you love : stories

Author: Jean Thompson
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Stories featuring unhappy protagonists, many of them lonely. In Heart of Gold, a lonely woman finds solace in the heroes of cowboy movies, while in The Widower, after selling a young couple his house, a lonely man tries to insert himself in their life.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thompson, Jean, 1950-
Who do you love.
New York : Harcourt Brace, ©1999
(OCoLC)607153831
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Thompson
ISBN: 0151004161 9780151004164
OCLC Number: 39849593
Description: 306 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Who we love. All shall love me and despair --
The little heart --
Mercy --
Heart of gold --
Who do you love --
Other lives. Fire dreams --
The widower --
Mother nature --
Ice angels --
The Amish --
Spirits. Antarctica --
The lost child --
The rich man's house --
Poor Helen --
Forever.
Responsibility: Jean Thompson.
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Stories featuring unhappy protagonists, many of them lonely. In Heart of Gold, a lonely woman finds solace in the heroes of cowboy movies, while in The Widower, after selling a young couple his house, a lonely man tries to insert himself in their life.

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PRAISE FOR JEAN THOMPSON "Whatever it is-that ineffable ghost in the machine that separates good fiction from the merely accomplished-Jean Thompson's got it."-Jay McInerney, The Village Voice Read more...

 
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