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With a sure and humorous touch, Grace Paley explores the "little disturbances" that lie behind our everyday lives. Whether writing about sexy little girls, loving and bickering couples, angry suburbanites, frustrated job-seekers, or Jewish children performing a Christmas play, she captures the loneliness, poignancy, and humor of human experience with matchless style.

Table of Contents

Goodbye and good luck — A woman, young and old — The pale pink roast — The loudest voice — The contest — An interest in life — An irrevocable diameter — Two short sad stories from a long and happy life: The used-boy raisers. A subject of childhood — In time which made a monkey of us all — The floating truth.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140075571
Author:
Paley, Grace
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
New York
Subject:
Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
New York (N.Y.) Social life and customs.
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Contemporary American Fiction Series
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
19850131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.74x5.05x.57 in. .33 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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