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The island dwellers : stories

Author: Jen Silverman
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In this debut short-story collection a passive-aggressive couple in the midst of a divorce compete over whose new fling is more exotic. A Russian migrant in Tokyo agonizes over the money her lover accepts from a yakuza. A dead body on a drug dealer's floor leads to the strangest first date ever. In this razor-sharp debut collection, Jen Silverman delivers eleven interconnected stories that take place in expat bars,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: short stories
Fiction
Short stories
Nouvelles
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jen Silverman
ISBN: 9780399591495 0399591494
OCLC Number: 1035311307
Description: 255 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Jen Silverman.

Abstract:

In this debut short-story collection a passive-aggressive couple in the midst of a divorce compete over whose new fling is more exotic. A Russian migrant in Tokyo agonizes over the money her lover accepts from a yakuza. A dead body on a drug dealer's floor leads to the strangest first date ever. In this razor-sharp debut collection, Jen Silverman delivers eleven interconnected stories that take place in expat bars, artist colonies, train stations, and matchbox apartments in the United States and Japan.

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