What was mine: stories

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Random House, 1991 - Fiction - 237 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. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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WHAT WAS MINE

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

Contents

IMAGINE A DAY AT THE END OF YOUR LIFE
5
THE LONGEST DAY OF THE YEAR
47
HOME TO MARIE
69
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About the author (1991)

Ann Beattie has published seven novels and seven collections of stories. She has been included in John Updike's "Best American Short Stories of the Century" and has received the PEN/Bernard Malamud Award for lifetime achievement in the short story form. She and her husband, Lincoln Perry, live in Maine and Key West, Florida.

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