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The piano tuner : stories

Author: Peter Meinke
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The piano tuner -- Alice's brother -- Ruby Lemons -- The ponoes -- Conversations with a pole -- Losers pay -- Even crazy old barmaids need love -- A decent life -- The twisted river -- Sealink -- The starlings of Leicester Square -- Winter term -- The water-tree -- The bracelet.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Meinke
ISBN: 0820308447 9780820308449 0820316458 9780820316451
OCLC Number: 12946923
Description: 156 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Piano tuner --
Alice's brother --
Ruby lemons --
Ponoes --
Conversation with a Pole --
Losers pay --
Even crazy old barmaids need love --
A decent life --
Twisted river --
Sealink --
Starlings of Leicester Square --
Winter term --
Water-tree --
Bracelet.
Responsibility: by Peter Meinke.

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In The Piano Tuner, Peter Meinke writes of the foreignness that awaits us when we go abroad and when we answer our own front door to admit a stranger, that confronts us in unfamiliar cities and  Read more...

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Meinke has a satiric eye, a mixture of black and droll humor, a compassion for misfits, a keen sense of the absurd, and an understanding of the myriad of forces moving the human head and Read more...

 
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