Louisville, Ky. : Sarabande Books, c2011
260 p. ; 22 cm ISBN/ISSN:
9781936747009 (hardcover : alk. paper), 1936747006 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9781936747016 (pbk. : alk. paper), 1936747014 (pbk. : alk. paper), 1936747014 :, Language:
In Mending, Sallie Bingham follows the often brutal course of yearning and its disappointments with an emotional acuity both unflinching and vigilant. From the first assertions and compromises of sexuality--those accommodations that tug and chafe - to the constrictions of adulthood and, finally, the fixed contours of a maturity where need has been winnowed down, but so has our ability to accommodate, Bingham's stories radiate with an honesty that is as insistent as it is compassionate
Mending -- Found -- Seagull -- Selling the farm -- Heaven -- Anywhere you send me -- Winter term -- The banks of the Ohio -- The ice party -- August ninth at Natural Bridge -- The wedding -- Rachel's island -- Apricots -- Benjamin -- The hunt -- Red car -- Sagesse -- Sweet peas
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