Synopses & Reviews
Deborah Eisenberg's deeply etched and mysterious stories focus on individuals grappling with dislocations, ironies, and compromises levied by ordinary reality and the vivid, troubling worlds her characters inhabit. With lyrical and gleaming prose, Eisenberg pries open daily life to explore the hidden mechanisms of human behavior.
Table of Contents
The girl who left her sock on the floor -- Across the lake -- Someone to talk to -- Tlaloc's paradise --Rosie gets a soul -- Mermaids -- All around Atlantis.