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Between Here and Here (short story)by Amy Bloom
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A unique offer for fans of Amy Bloom, bestselling author of Away...sample just one piece from her stunning new collection of interconnected short stories. Available at this special price for alimited time only.
Love, in its many forms and complexities, weaves through New York Times bestselling author Amy Bloom's astonishing and astute new work. Insightful, sensuous, and heartbreakingly funny, Where the God of Love Hangs Out illuminates the mysteries of love, family, and friendship.
In the haunting story Between Here andHere, a daughter reluctantly steps in to take care of the infirm father she hated for so many years. As a tribute to her late mother, and to show that she is a better person than her father, she gives everythingshe has to this terrible old man and revises history.
Between Here and Here and the eleven other stories that comprise Where the God of Love Hangs Outshowcase stories of passion and disappointment, life and death, that beautifully capture deep human truths.
Amy Bloom is the author of the bestselling and acclaimed Away; Come to Me, a National Book Award finalist; A Blind Man Can See How Much I Love You, nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award; Love Invents Us; and Normal. Her stories have appeared in The Best American Short Stories, O. Henry Prize Short Stories, The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction, and many other anthologies here and abroad. She has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, Vogue, Granta, and Slate, among other publications, and has won a National Magazine Award. Bloom teaches creative writing at Yale University.
Love, in its many forms and complexities, weaves through New York Times bestselling author Amy Bloom's astonishing and astute new work of connected stories. Insightful, sensuous, and heartbreakingly funny, Where the God of Love Hangs Out
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