What Was Mine: & Other Stories (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Mar 23, 2011 - Fiction - 252 pages
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A collection of short fiction, twelve works in all, including two never-before-published novellas. Here are disconnected marriages and uneasy reunions, nostalgic reminiscences and sudden epiphanies--a remarkable and moving collage of contemporary lives.


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Review: What Was Mine: & Other Stories

User Review  - Purple Osprey - Goodreads

Not all stories are equally good, some are hard to follow because of share amount of information that gets dropped on you.Whether by intention or not, it feels like inside a head of somebody quite ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rick - Goodreads

I've gone batty for Beattie, slurping short stories like spiced froth. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Ann Beattie has been included in four O. Henry Award Collections and in John Updike's "The" "Best American Short Stories of the Century". In 2000, she received the PEN/Malamud Award for achievement in the short story form. In 2005, she received the Rea Award for the Short Story. She and her husband, Lincoln Perry, live in Key West, Florida, and Charlottesville, Virginia, where she is Edgar Allan Poe Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Virginia.

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