What I Didn't See: Stories

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Small Beer Press, Sep 28, 2010 - Fiction - 208 pages
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Stories that slip up behind you and break your heart before you know it.
 

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Saw this on the New Books display at the library, remembered loving Sweetheart Season, so grabbed it. So far (almost 1/2 way) it's, erm, 'interesting.' When she doesn't explain her stories, I'm adrift ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jellyn - LibraryThing

Science fiction? Fantasy? Neither? It can be hard to tell with some of Karen Joy Fowler's stories. And particularly difficult in this collection! I'd say they all appeal to sf/f readers, though, even ... Read full review

Contents

The Pelican Bar
1
Booths Ghost
21
The Last Worders
35
The Dark
53
Always
75
Familiar Birds
91
Private Grave 9
103
The Marianas Islands
125
Halfway People
139
Standing Room Only
153
What I Didnt See
169
King Rat
191
Acknowledgments
199
Publication History
201
Karen Joy Fowler
202
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Karen Joy Fowler is the author of five novels, including Wit’s End and The Jane Austen Book Club, which spent thirteen weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list, was a New York Times Notable Book, and was adapted as a major motion picture from Sony Pictures. Her novel Sister Noon was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction, and her short story collection Black Glass won the World Fantasy Award. She has co-edited three volumes of The James Tiptree Award Anthology and wrote the introduction to the recent Penguin edition of The Complete Novels of Jane Austen. Fowler and her husband, who have two grown children, live in Santa Cruz, California.

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