Dark continent and other stories

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Viking, 1989 - Fiction - 259 pages
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A rich collection of short stories about love and loss in an anthology that includes "The Battle of Manila" and "A Christmas Cordial"

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Dark continent and other stories

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The stories in Kalpakian's newest collection are traditional in that they inform as well as entertain. Most are acutely observed studies of character, with character becoming plot as entire lives ... Read full review

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A collection of short stories with an old-fashioned feel. Mainly about the strength of women in a variety of situations. Read full review

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Laura Kalpakian has received a National Endowment of the Arts, a Pushcart Prize, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award, and the first Anahid Literary Award for an American Writer of Armenian descent. Her novels include "Steps and Exes, Graced Land, Caveat, " and "These Latter Days." Her short fiction has been gathered in three collections, including "Fair Augusto, " which won the PEN/West Award for Best Short Fiction. She lives in Washington State with her two sons.

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