Synopses & Reviews
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.