A Brief History of Camouflage

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David R. Godine Publisher, 1992 - Fiction - 244 pages
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Review: A Brief History of Camouflage

User Review  - Paul Sonnenberg - Goodreads

I love looking at first lines of fiction. But this writer just tries too hard to be interesting, both in her first lines at in subsequent writing. Every main character doesn't need to be quirky, or pithy. Read full review

Review: A Brief History of Camouflage

User Review  - Goodreads

I love looking at first lines of fiction. But this writer just tries too hard to be interesting, both in her first lines at in subsequent writing. Every main character doesn't need to be quirky, or pithy. Read full review

Contents

Night Sounds
17
The Mole
27
The Last Lady Who Loved Howard Hughes
37
The New Thieves
49
Work and Time
59
The Sexual Geography of Capital Cities
71
The Second Husband
77
Hyperventilation
85
A Gift of Paper
137
Soulmates
141
Ms Pacman
151
Aberrations of Light
163
A Brief History of Camouflage
171
A Fable
177
An Afternoon in Kansas
183
Origins
191

Poland
93
Buying a Rug in Esquares
101
Zelda
111
Postcards
119
Snow
127
The Kiss
199
The Store
215
Door into Dark
231
Night Visit
243
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About the author (1992)

Thaisa Frank, author of three books of short fiction and a forthcoming novel, is a two-time PEN award winner, and contributing editor to "The San Francisco Review," She has taught at San Francisco State, University of California at Berkeley, and currently teaches at the University of San Francisco.
Dorothy Wall, poet and writing consultant, is also the author of numerous reviews and articles. She gives writing workshops and seminars, and has taught at San Francisco State University, Napa Valley College, and University of California at Berkeley, Extension. They both live in Oakland, California.

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