What Was Mine: & Other Stories

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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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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Beattie's fifth collection of stories, 12 in all, continues to chart the course of fractured love and family in modern, restless times. Marriage bonds are broken, new alliances formed, children and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Most of these 12 stories are quick studies of the lives of middle-class Americans caught in the kind of self-examination that exposes the frailties and limitations of their perceptions. In the title ... Read full review

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