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The rose garden : short stories

Author: Maeve Brennan
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An anthology by a late staff writer for the New Yorker magazine. Two stories, The View from the Kitchen and The Stone Hot-Water Bottle, deal with Leona Harkey, a parvenu trying to ingratiate herself in society, while another story is on the thoughts of a Labrador retriever in an old-moneyed milieu.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brennan, Maeve.
Rose garden.
Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, ©2000
(OCoLC)607407447
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maeve Brennan
ISBN: 1582430500 9781582430508
OCLC Number: 42389568
Description: 307 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The view from the kitchen --
The anachronism --
The gentleman in the pink-and-white striped shirt --
The joker --
The stone hot-water bottle --
The divine fireplace --
The servants' dance --
The bride --
The holy terror --
The Bohemians --
The rose garden --
The beginning of a long story --
The daughters --
A snowy night on West Forty-ninth Street --
I see you, Bianca --
The door on West Tenth Street --
A large bee --
The children are very quiet when they are away --
In and out of Never-Never Land --
The children are there, trying not to laugh.
Responsibility: Maeve Brennan.

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An anthology by a late staff writer for the New Yorker magazine. Two stories, The View from the Kitchen and The Stone Hot-Water Bottle, deal with Leona Harkey, a parvenu trying to ingratiate herself in society, while another story is on the thoughts of a Labrador retriever in an old-moneyed milieu.

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