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Old Girlfriends Stories

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ISBN-10: 0312550022

ISBN-13: 9780312550028

Edition: 2011

Authors: David Updike

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In this brilliantly told short story collection, critically acclaimed author David Updike skillfully portrays the multi-faceted nature of love and of the heart. From a father's painful realization his son has discovered the dark heart of racism still beats, to a quiet love affair that needs an audience to bloom; from the bumbling of a professor who unwittingly falls for one of his students to the wistful memories of a bittersweet affair tinged in regret, Updike portrays the intricacies of loving someone with candor. Full of sparkling wonder and poignant melancholy alike, Old Girlfriendsis a clear-eyed vision of the world we live in. Drifting from the unrequited to the secretive, the…    
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Book details

List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 3/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

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