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Outside is the ocean

Author: Matthew Lansburgh
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2017]
Series: Iowa short fiction award.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Three days after her twentieth birthday, a young woman who grew up in Germany during World War II, crosses the Atlantic to start a new life. Outside Is the Ocean traces Heike's struggle to find love and happiness in America. After two marriages and a troubled relationship with her son, Heike adopts a disabled child from Russia, a strong-willed girl named Galina, who Heike hopes will give her the affection and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Domestic fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Lansburgh
ISBN: 9781609385279 1609385276
OCLC Number: 983824486
Description: 174 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Queen of Sheba --
California --
Gunpoint --
House made of snow --
The lure --
Enormous in the moonlight --
Outside is the ocean --
Potty mouth --
Driving north --
Iceberg --
A kind of happiness --
Clear waters below --
Amalia --
The sky and the night --
Buddy.
Series Title: Iowa short fiction award.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Matthew Lansburgh.

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Three days after her twentieth birthday, a young woman who grew up in Germany during World War II, crosses the Atlantic to start a new life. Outside Is the Ocean traces Heike's struggle to find love  Read more...

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"That rare collection in which individual stories create a whole that is much more than the sum of those wonderful and deeply satisfying parts. What a lovely, sad, funny new voice this is."--Lori Read more...

 
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