A glimpse of scarlet and other stories

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E. Burlingame Books, 1991 - Fiction - 200 pages
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The domestic triumphs and failures of America's Old Money and the trials of their second families--former spouses and stepchildren--are exposed behind the glitzy exterior

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A GLIMPSE OF SCARLET: And Other Stories

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Fourteen finely wrought and revealing stories about the not- so-gentle sting of WASP-y love, from novelist (Summer Light) and biographer (Georgia O'Keeffe) Robinson. In ``The Time for Kissing,'' a ... Read full review

A glimpse of scarlet and other stories

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These stories of upper-middle-class family life concern relationships between men and women, mistrust and infidelities, broken families, and stepparents and stepchildren. With characteristic delicacy ... Read full review

Contents

Snowfall
1
The Time for Kissing
9
Layering
29
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Roxana Barry Robinson "is the author of the novel" Summer Light, "the biography" Georgia O'Keeffe: A Life, "and the short-story collections" A Glimpse of Scarlet "and" Asking for Love. "Her writing has appeared in" The Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, The New Yorker, "and" Vogue, "as well as in" Best American Short Stories, "and has been read on National Public Radio. Three of her books have been selected as" New York Times "Notable Books of the Year. She is the recipient of a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She lives in Westchester County and New York City.

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