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Women in their beds : new and selected stories

Author: Gina Berriault
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint ; [Emeryville, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thirty-five stories. In The Stone Boy, a boy becomes a different person after accidentally killing his brother, The Infinite Passage of Expectation is on an unfulfilled romance between a girl and a septuagenarian, and A Dream of Fair Women is on cheating in marriage.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Berriault, Gina.
Women in their beds.
Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint ; [Emeryville, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©1996
(OCoLC)605322455
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gina Berriault
ISBN: 1887178104 9781887178105 1887178384 9781887178389
OCLC Number: 33898382
Awards: PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, 1997.
Description: viii, 342 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Women in their beds --
Who is it can tell me who I am? --
A dream of fair women --
Soul and money --
The island of Ven --
Lives of the saints --
Stolen pleasures --
The overcoat --
Zenobia --
The woman in the rose-colored dress --
The infinite passion of expectation --
Nights in the gardens of Spain --
Bastille Day --
God and the article writer --
Wilderness fire --
The bystander --
Death of a lesser man --
The search for J. Kruper --
The birthday party --
The cove --
Sublime child --
Around the dear ruin --
The diary of K.W. --
The stone boy --
Anna Lisa's nose --
Works of the imagination --
The mistress --
Lonesome road --
Myra --
The houses of the city --
Nocturne --
Like a motherless child --
The science of life --
Felis catus --
The light at birth.
Responsibility: Gina Berriault.

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Thirty-five stories. In The Stone Boy, a boy becomes a different person after accidentally killing his brother, The Infinite Passage of Expectation is on an unfulfilled romance between a girl and a septuagenarian, and A Dream of Fair Women is on cheating in marriage.

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