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The worlds we think we know : stories

Author: Dalia Rosenfeld
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Milkweed Editions, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Fiercely funny and entirely original, this debut collection of stories takes readers from the United States to Israel and back again to examine the mystifying reaches of our own minds and hearts. The characters of The Worlds We Think We Know are animated by forces at once passionate and perplexing. At a city zoo, a mismatched couple unite by releasing rare birds. After being mugged in the streets of New York, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
American fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dalia Rosenfeld
ISBN: 9781571311269 1571311262
OCLC Number: 953617917
Notes: Short stories.
Description: 255 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Swan Street --
The worlds we think we know --
Flight --
A foggy day --
Thinking in third person --
The other air --
Amnon --
Daughters of respectable houses --
Contamination --
Invasions --
The next Vilonsky --
Two passions for two people --
A famine in the land --
The gown --
The four foods --
Liliana, years later --
Vignette of the North --
Floating on water --
Bargabourg remembers --
Naftali.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Dalia Rosenfeld.

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"A profound debut from a writer of great talent."--Adam Johnson  Read more...
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