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The Resource Birds of America : stories, by Lorrie Moore

Birds of America : stories, by Lorrie Moore

Label
Birds of America : stories
Title
Birds of America
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
by Lorrie Moore
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Twelve stories on human relations. In Charades, a traditional family game on Christmas turns sour when the charades hit too close to home, while in Agnes of Iowa, a woman's ambition to be worldly remains unfulfilled by an encounter with a poet from Africa
Summary
A new collection of twelve stories by the acclaimed author of Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? includes the title story about a second-rate movie actress who returns home and becomes involved with a mechanic, "Charades," and "Which Is More Than I Can Say About Some People." 40,000 first printing. Tour
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1999.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1998.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
045899
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.O6225
LC item number
B57 1998
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
stories
Label
Birds of America : stories, by Lorrie Moore
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Willing -- Which is more than I can say about some people -- Dance in America -- Community life -- Agnes of Iowa -- Charades -- Four calling birds, three French hens -- Beautiful grade -- What you want to do fine -- Real estate -- People like that are the only people here: canonical babbling in peed onk -- Terrific mother
Control code
494340
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
291 p.
Isbn
9780679445975
Lccn
98006144
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm38542574
  • (OCoLC)38542574
Label
Birds of America : stories, by Lorrie Moore
Link
Publication
Contents
Willing -- Which is more than I can say about some people -- Dance in America -- Community life -- Agnes of Iowa -- Charades -- Four calling birds, three French hens -- Beautiful grade -- What you want to do fine -- Real estate -- People like that are the only people here: canonical babbling in peed onk -- Terrific mother
Control code
494340
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
291 p.
Isbn
9780679445975
Lccn
98006144
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm38542574
  • (OCoLC)38542574

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