1846 Results
1846 Results
Runaway stories —Munro, Alice, 1931-
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2017
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Short stories that take place throughout Canada - northern Ontario, the Prairies, the West Coast, Stratford - and feature women and men drifting in and out of each other's orbits, pulled by forces they don't understand. ...

Lieutenant Bravo [nouvelles] —Marsé, Juan, 1933-
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2005

On retrouve dans ces textes ce qui fait le bonheur de lire Marsé: humour, ironie vacharde, tendresse pour les humbles. Ces nouvelles sont de parfaites illustrations de l'art du romancier selon Marsé, "avoir une histoir...

Middle-aged boys and girls —Bracuk, Diane, 1955- author.
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2017

Features characters who, to varying degrees, are stuck in adolescent roles of rebel, outcast, enfant terrible and cool kid. All are linked by losses--of looks, of status, of job security, of health, of confidence--which ...

Astray —Donoghue, Emma, 1969-
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2017

A collection of short stories featuring a cross-section of society including runaways, drifters, gold miners, counterfeiters, attorneys, and slaves from Puritan Massachusetts and revolutionary New Jersey to antebellum Lo...

Leaving home stories —Rochman, Hazel, ed.
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2012

Sixteen coming-of-age stories that evoke the intense emotional experience of leaving home. "On the Rainy River," set in 1968 Minnesota, recounts a young man's wrenching inner struggle over the decision to report for mili...

Willem de Kooning's paintbrush stories —Powell, Kerry-Lee.
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2017
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Ranging from an island holiday gone wrong to a dive bar on the upswing to a yuppie mother in a pricey subdivision seeing her worst fears come true, these stories are populated by barkeeps, good men down on their luck, re...

Island the collected short stories of Alistair MacLeod —MacLeod, Alistair.
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2001

A collection of Alistair MacLeod's short stories presented chronologically in the order which they were originally written. Includes two previously unpublished stories, as well as works featured in "The lost salt gift of...

Old country tales —Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916.
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2012

Twenty-six short stories dealing with Jewish village life in old Russia. The Yiddish author treats the innocence of childhood and the horrors of the pogroms. 1966.

Love in infant monkeys stories —Millet, Lydia, 1968-
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2011

These short stories center on the interactions between celebrities and animals, though they're really about plain old humans. We may get David Hasselhoff's dog and his walker, Noam Chomsky and a rodent cage, Thomas Ediso...

New stories from the South the year's best, 1992
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2011

Seventeen short stories from prominent southern writers including Lee Smith, James Lee Burke, and Larry Brown. In "Explaining Death to the Dog," a grieving mother tries to explain to her pet that the baby will never be c...

Ladies and gentlemen —Ross, Adam, 1967-
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2012

Set in New York, Virginia and Nashville, these short stories are about our constant struggle to resist the temptation of cruelty, and the power of stories we tell to save or doom us. Some descriptions of sex, explicit de...

M is for magic —Gaiman, Neil.
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2011

Ten short stories and a prose poem by a Hugo and Nebula award winner. "How to Talk to Girls at Parties" concerns two fifteen-year-old boys who crash a party where the pretty girls are not who they appear to be. Some stro...

Lost animal club —Couture, Kevin A., 1970- author.
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2017

Couture creates a world where the veneer of humanness stretches thin and often cracks, while burdened characters take on a variety of beast-like traits. In his desperate survival plan, a pre-teen "rescues" dogs in order ...

Everything life has to offer —Kasman, Shari, 1978- author.
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2017

In this collection of stories, life offers a free trip for two to Ethiopia and an imported cat, a pool of vegan gravy and an Internet Elvis wedding officiant, a confetti machine and a potentially lifechanging hot tub. 20...

Normal stories —Nevai, Lucia, 1945-
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2012

Twelve stories on themes of divorce, addiction, insanity, and family dysfunction. In the title work, an estranged father pays a tense visit to his runaway daughter, now an adult settled with her own family. Father and da...

Nouvelles du monde —Serres, Michel.
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2009

Au fil de ces courts récits, l'auteur nous entraîne dans la magie de son univers. Jamais, par la suite, nous ne verrons de la même façon cette longue maison liquide qu'est le fleuve, ni ne pourrons fouler avec indiff...

Les ténèbres de Wallis Simpson et autres nouvelles —Tremain, Rose, 1943-
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2011

Wallis Simpson, la femme pour qui le roi Edouard VIII abdiqua en 1936, passe les derniers jours de sa vie à Paris. Maître Blum, l'avocat pervers qui la tient sous son emprise, s'obstine à vouloir réveiller en elle le...

Le Week-end en Bourgogne nouvelles —Gallant, Mavis, 1922-
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2011

Sont réunies dans ce recueil six nouvelles écrites entre 1954 et 1971 et quatre courts textes satiriques. On retrouve dans ces nouvelles typiquement gallantiennes certains thèmes, lieux et atmosphères particulièreme...

The collected stories —Theroux, Paul.
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2012

Over sixty short stories set in all corners of the globe. Many of the characters are strangers in a distant land and feel alienated from their surroundings. In "White Christmas" Christians celebrate the holiday in the hu...

London Transports —Binchy, Maeve.
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2002

This collection of 22 short stories centres around the people who travel the London Underground. From the couple on the way to a wife-swapping party to the proprietor of a handbag shop, all are portrayed with perceptive ...

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