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Old girlfriends

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Publisher:
St. Martin's Press,
Pub. Date:
2009.
Language:
English
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In this brilliantly told short story collection, critically acclaimed author David Updike skillfully portrays the multi-faceted nature of love and of the heart. From a father’s painful realization his son has discovered the dark heart of racism still beats, to a quiet love affair that needs an audience to bloom; from the bumbling of a professor who unwittingly falls for one of his students to the wistful memories of a bittersweet affair tinged in regret, Updike portrays the intricacies of loving someone with candor. Full of sparkling wonder and poignant melancholy alike, Old Girlfriends is a clear-eyed vision of the world we live in. Drifting from the unrequited to the secretive, the familial to the first poetic moments, this soulful collection leaves no avenue of expression untouched.

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9780312550011
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table_of_contents Geranium -- In the age of convertibles -- The woman from out of town -- Shining so nicely in the sun -- A word with the boy -- Kinds of love -- Old girlfriends -- The last of the Caribs -- Love songs from America -- Adjunct.
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