Published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011 Edition: 1st U.S. ed Description: 227 p. ; 22 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9780307595263 (hbk.), 0307595269 (hbk.), Language: English
A volume of fourteen stories about loss, friendship, and longing includes the tales of a recently divorced real-estate agent who invades a reticent girlfriend's privacy, a couple that meets over an illicit cigarette, and a widower who struggles to let go of grief
East wind -- At Phil & Joanna's 1: 60/40 -- Sleeping with John Updike -- At Phil & Joanna's 2: marmalade -- Gardeners' world -- At Phil & Joanna's 3: look, no hands -- Trespass -- At Phil & Joanna's 4: one in five -- Marriage lines -- The limner -- Complicity -- Harmony -- Carcassonne -- Pulse
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