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Men Giving Money, Women Yelling: Intersecting Stories

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Men Giving Money, Women Yelling is Alice Mattison's latest collection in which the characters' lives are told in tales that overlap or echo one another. At the center of the stories is Denny Ring, a young man nobody quite knows. Other characters include John Corey, a contractor who renovates old houses in New Haven, Connecticut; his younger brother Eugene, a volunteer at a soup kitchen; and his older brother Cameron, who is a lawyer specializing in obnoxious law. John's assistant, Tom, is in love with his former English teacher, Ida Feldman, and Charlotte LoPresti, a social worker who interviews the Corey brothers and their aged father, is friends with Pam Shepherd, a social worker who's in charge of the house for psychiatric patients that John and Tom are renovating.

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Men Giving Money, Women Yelling is Alice Mattisons latest collection in which the characters lives are told in tales that overlap or echo one another. At the center of the stories is Denny Ring, a young man nobody quite knows. Other characters include John Corey, a contractor who renovates old houses in New Haven, Connecticut; his younger brother Eugene, a volunteer at a soup kitchen; and his older brother Cameron, who is a lawyer specializing in obnoxious law. Johns assistant, Tom, is in love with his former English teacher, Ida Feldman, and Charlotte LoPresti, a social worker who interviews the Corey brothers and their aged father, is friends with Pam Shepherd, a social worker whos in charge of the house for psychiatric patients that John and Tom are renovating.

About the Author

Alice Mattison grew up in Brooklyn, studied at Queens College and Harvard, and teaches fiction in the Bennington Writers Seminars. She is the author of three previous novels, three collections of short stories, and a volume of poetry. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Glimmer Train, Ploughshares, Agni, New York Stories, The Threepenny Review, and The Pushcart Prize. Her short story "In Case We're Separated" was in The Best American Short Stories 2002. She lives in New Haven, Connecticut.

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ISBN:
9780688161064
Author:
Mattison, Alice
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
ce
Author:
Mattison, Ali
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.24x5.52x.72 in. .49 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Men Giving Money, Women Yelling is Alice Mattisons latest collection in which the characters lives are told in tales that overlap or echo one another. At the center of the stories is Denny Ring, a young man nobody quite knows. Other characters include John Corey, a contractor who renovates old houses in New Haven, Connecticut; his younger brother Eugene, a volunteer at a soup kitchen; and his older brother Cameron, who is a lawyer specializing in obnoxious law. Johns assistant, Tom, is in love with his former English teacher, Ida Feldman, and Charlotte LoPresti, a social worker who interviews the Corey brothers and their aged father, is friends with Pam Shepherd, a social worker whos in charge of the house for psychiatric patients that John and Tom are renovating.
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