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Family Ties

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ISBN-10: 0292724489

ISBN-13: 9780292724488

Edition: 1972

Authors: Clarice Lispector, Giovanni Pontiero, Richard A. Mazzara, Clarice Lispector

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Here are collected thirteen of the Brazilian writer' most brilliantly conceived stories, where mysterious and unexpected moments of crisis propel characters to self-discovery or keenly felt intuitions about the human condition.
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 1972
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 1/1/1972
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.80" wide x 8.90" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Clarice Lispector was born in the Ukraine and was taken to Brazil as a young child. She was a law student, editor, translator, and newswriter, who traveled widely, spending eight years in the United States. "Family Ties" (1960) is a collection of short stories revealing Lispector's existentialist view of life and demonstrating that even family ties and social relationships are temporary. Although tied to each other and to the outside world, the characters are finally totally alone and separate. Lispector received praise from American critics for "The Apple in the Dark" (1967), a novel about a guilt-ridden man's search for the ultimate knowledge (Eve's apple), which he believes will bring…    

The daydreams of a drunk woman
The chicken
The imitation of the rose
Happy birthday
The smallest woman in the world
The dinner
Family ties
The beginning of a fortune
Mystery in Sao Christovao
The crime of the mathematics professor
The buffalo