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Author McLaughlin, Danielle, 1969- editor.

Title Dinosaurs on other planets : stories / Danielle McLaughlin.

Publication Info. New York : Random House, [2016]

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC MCLAUGHLIN,D    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 240 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents The art of foot-binding -- Those that I fight I do not hate -- All about Alice -- Along the heron-studded river -- Night of the silver fox -- Not oleanders -- Silhouette -- A different country -- The smell of dead flowers -- In the act of falling -- Dinosaurs on other planets.
Summary A debut collection from a deeply original writer and observer of love, betrayal, and turning points in ordinary peoples' lives. In a raw seacoast cabin, a young woman watches her boyfriend go out with his brother, late one night, on a mysterious job she realizes she isn't supposed to know about. A man gets a call at work from his sister-in-law, saying that his wife and his daughter never made it to nursery school that day. A mother learns that her teenage daughter has told a teacher about problems in her parents' marriage that were meant to be private--problems the mother herself tries to ignore. McLaughlin conveys these characters so vividly that readers will feel they are experiencing real life. Often the stories turn on a single, fantastic moment of clarity--after which nothing can be the same.
Subject Short stories, Irish.
Added Title Short stories. Selections
ISBN 9780812998429 hardcover
0812998421 hardcover

 
    
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