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Binocular Vision

New & Selected Stories
Pearlman, Edith (Book - 2011 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Binocular Vision
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In this sumptuous offering, one of our premier storytellers provides a feast for fiction aficionados. Spanning four decades and three prize-winning collections, these 21 vintage selected stories and 13 scintillating new ones take us around the world, from Jerusalem to Central America, from tsarist Russia to London during the Blitz, from central Europe to Manhattan, and from the Maine coast to Godolphin, Massachusetts, a fictional suburb of Boston. These charged locales, and the lives of the endlessly varied characters within them, are evoked with a tenderness and incisiveness found in only our most observant seers.
Authors: Pearlman, Edith, 1936-
Title: Binocular vision
new & selected stories
Publisher: [Wilmington, N.C.] : Lookout Books/University of North Carolina Wilmington, c2011
Characteristics: xiii, 374 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction by Ann Patchett
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Day of awe
Settlers
The noncombatant
Vaquita
Allog
ToyFolk
Tess
Fidelity
If love were all
Purim night
The coat
Mates
How to fall
The story
Rules
Home schooling
Hanging fire
Unravished bride
Binocular vision
Granski
The little wife
Capers
The ministry of restraint
On junius bridge
Relic and type
Lineage
Girl in blue with brown bag
Jan Term
Elder jinks
Vallies
Aunt telephone
Self-reliance
ISBN: 0982338295
9780982338292
0982338295
9780982338292
Branch Call Number: PEARLMAN E
Pearlman, E
PS3566.E2187 B56 2011
Statement of Responsibility: Edith Pearlman
Subject Headings: Short stories
Topical Term: Short stories
LCCN: 2010033376
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Yes, it's one of the best books of short stories I have read. She's right up there with Alice Munro.

Wonderful book of short stories. Many different characters and subjects--all entertaining and many thought-provoking as well. Highly recommend.

Jun 14, 2012
  • LaurieJB rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Fabulous writing. One of the best books of short stories I've read

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