The liar's wife : [four novellas]
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New York : Pantheon, [2014].
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9780307377432, 0307377431
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Oak Brook Public Library - Fiction
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288 pages ; 25 cm
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"The beloved author at her storytelling best: four wonderful novellas of Americans abroad and Europeans in America. In these absorbing and exquisitely made novellas of relationships at home and abroad, both historical and contemporary, we meet the ferocious Simone Weil during her final days as a transplant to New York City; a vulnerable American grad student who escapes to Italy after her first, compromising love affair; the charming Irish liar of the title novella, who gets more out of life than most of us; and Thomas Mann, opening the heart of a high-school kid in America. These stories dazzle on the surface, with beautifully rendered settings and vistas, and dig deep psychologically. At every turn Gordon reveals in her characters' interactions those crucial flashes of understanding that change lives forever. So richly developed it is hard to believe they tales fit into novella-sized packages, these tales carry us away both as individual stories and as a larger, book-length experience of Gordon's mastery and human sympathy"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Gordon, M. (2014). The liar's wife: [four novellas]. New York: Pantheon.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Gordon, Mary, 1949-. 2014. The Liar's Wife: [four Novellas]. New York: Pantheon.

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Gordon, Mary, 1949-, The Liar's Wife: [four Novellas]. New York: Pantheon, 2014.

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Gordon, Mary. The Liar's Wife: [four Novellas]. New York: Pantheon, 2014. Print.

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