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Title:A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Lucia Berlin, Stephen Emerson, Lydia Davis
Publisher:Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN:0374202397
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:432
Category:Short stories, Fiction, Abandoned

A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories by Lucia Berlin, Stephen Emerson, Lydia Davis

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories A MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN compiles the best work of the legendary short story writer Lucia Berlin With the grit of Raymond Carver the humor of Grace Paley and a blend of wit and melancholy all her own Berlin crafts miracles from the everyday uncovering moments of grace in the Laundromats and halfway houses of the American Southwest in the homes of the Bay Area upper class among switchboard operators and struggling mothers hitchhikers and bad Christians .

Readers will revel in this remarkable collection from a master of the form and wonder how they d ever overlooked her in the first place

A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories

A MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN compiles the best work of the legendary short story writer Lucia Berlin With the grit of Raymond Carver the humor of Grace Paley and a blend of wit and melancholy all her own Berlin crafts miracles from the everyday uncovering moments of grace in the Laundromats and halfway houses of the American Southwest in the homes of the Bay Area upper class among switchboard operators and struggling mothers hitchhikers and bad br Christians br br Readers will revel in this remarkable collection from a master of the form and wonder how they d ever overlooked her in the first place


Where I Live Now: Stories 1993-1998

Homesick and So Long her immensely popular short story collections established Lucia Berlin as the Sister of Mercy of contemporary fiction In Where I Live Now Berlin once again contemplates the human condition with a compassionate understanding Berlin s vision is sometimes remorseful sometimes resigned always courageous and unmisgiving The elusive nature of happiness is a compelling theme here the survivors in these stories many of them society s marginal or excluded people fighting alcohol or drug addiction bearing emotional scars recognize it all too well They mourn the lost dreams of youth the roads not taken They suffer the damage life inflicts the ache of loneliness the pain of separation the fear of death


So Long: Stories, 1987-1992

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Homesick: New and Selected Stories

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Angels Laundromat

Lucia Berlin s first collection of short stories Cover art and illustrations by Michael Shannon Moore br br Contents br The Musical Vanity Boxes br Mama and Dad br El Tim br A Foggy Day br Maggie May br Angels Laundromat


The Musical Vanity Boxes

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Safe & Sound

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Phantom Pain

Fiction Lucia Berlin was born in Alaska raised in Chili and presently lives and works in California Her stories have appeared in The Noble Savage The Critic The Atlantic The London Strand and Quilt and many other magazines and journals This is her second volume of short stories


Fragrant Trappings

miniature book x format


Was wirst du tun, wenn du gehst

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A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories, So Long: Stories, 1987-1992, Was wirst du tun, wenn du gehst, Where I Live Now: Stories 1993-1998, Safe & Sound, Fragrant Trappings, Angels Laundromat, Phantom Pain, The Musical Vanity Boxes, Homesick: New and Selected Stories