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Here in the World : 13 Stories - Victoria Lancelotta

Here in the World

13 Stories

Paperback Published: 1st September 2003
ISBN: 9781582432939
Number Of Pages: 159

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"These elegant vignettes press us, face first, into our own needs, into the raw fact of the body's desires." New York Times Book Review . The women in Victoria Lancelotta's debut collection of stories live in the space between memory and desire, where what they see around them and what they know to be true can be vastly different things. They live in a world where time is malleable, stones are food, the body is an altar, the confessional is a difficult paradise; and the family is the last place to look for home.Edgy, brilliant, and disturbing, Here in the World presents us with short stories about women who, however flawed or compromised, are fierce and unforgettable.

The Guidep. 1
What I Knowp. 11
Quietp. 20
In Barsp. 32
Festivalp. 42
Spicep. 54
Fullp. 71
In Housesp. 83
Nice Girlp. 95
Other Waterp. 104
The Giftp. 114
What Is Closep. 131
Here in the Worldp. 145
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ISBN: 9781582432939
ISBN-10: 1582432937
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 159
Published: 1st September 2003
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.78 x 14.12  x 1.19
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 1