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The cracks in our armor

Author: Anna Gavalda; Alison Anderson
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Europa Editions, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this collection of short stories, all written in the first person, Anna Gavalda has created an ode to those who confront their vulnerabilities and admit their weaknesses. These tales illustrate the importance of moving beyond the wounds of the past and embracing love, friendship, forgiveness, and family. From the trucker who puts his dog to sleep following the death of his son to the alcoholic widow who befriends  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
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Translations into English
Named Person: Anna Gavalda; Anna Gavalda
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Gavalda; Alison Anderson
ISBN: 1609454960 9781609454968
OCLC Number: 1041903313
Description: 194 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Courtly love --
Resistance fighter --
My dog is dying --
Happy Meal --
Hit points --
The foot soldier --
A boy.
Other Titles: Fendre l'armure.
Responsibility: Anna Gavalda ; translated from the French by Alison Anderson.

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In this collection of short stories, all written in the first person, Anna Gavalda has created an ode to those who confront their vulnerabilities and admit their weaknesses. These tales illustrate the importance of moving beyond the wounds of the past and embracing love, friendship, forgiveness, and family. From the trucker who puts his dog to sleep following the death of his son to the alcoholic widow who befriends a stranger raised in a strict military family, readers will find the classic Gavaldian universe on full display in these stories of suffering and salvation.

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