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O Careless Love - Susan Dodd

Paperback Published: 26th March 2002
ISBN: 9780688177737
Number Of Pages: 288

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Weather they are on the lookout or on the lam, love is what maps their migration.

An eccentric endodontist repairs a patient's freshly broken heart while performing a root canal.

A Haitian woman charms snakes into keeping her company in an urban cave as she safeguards her grandchildren's sleep.

A shy illustrator subsists through a long Vermont winter on occasional glimpses of a man in a blue pickup truck.

Susan Dodd, the acclaimed author of The Mourners' Bench explores the multifarious and otherworldly nature of love's in this shimmering collection of short stories.

In settings ranging from a desolate island in winter to a broken-down city bus at rush hour, Dodd shows us love's unlikely -- and often inconvenient -- landings 'in these ten diverse and uncommon stories.

So Far You Can't Imaginep. 1
The Lost Art of Sleepp. 25
Lady Chatterley's Root Canalp. 45
Ethiopiap. 63
I Married a Space Alienp. 125
Lokey Manp. 145
Adult Educationp. 175
Song-and-Dance Manp. 199
What I Remember Nowp. 225
In France They Turn to Stone When They Diep. 251
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ISBN: 9780688177737
ISBN-10: 0688177735
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 26th March 2002
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.7  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.19