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The Resource Birds of America : stories, Lorrie Moore

Birds of America : stories, Lorrie Moore

Label
Birds of America : stories
Title
Birds of America
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Lorrie Moore
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A long-awaited collection of stories--twelve in all--by one of the most exciting writers at work today, the acclaimed author of Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? and Self-Help. Stories remarkable in their range, emotional force, and dark laughter, and in the sheer beauty and power of their language
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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.
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045899
Cataloging source
DLC
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Moore, Lorrie
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Vintage contemporaries
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  • United States
  • Manners and customs
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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stories
Label
Birds of America : stories, Lorrie Moore
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • What you want to do fine
  • Real estate
  • People like that are the only people here : canonical babbling in peed onk
  • Terrific mother
  • 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
Control code
ocn426794379
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780307474964
Lccn
2010292936
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)426794379
Label
Birds of America : stories, Lorrie Moore
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • What you want to do fine
  • Real estate
  • People like that are the only people here : canonical babbling in peed onk
  • Terrific mother
  • 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
Control code
ocn426794379
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780307474964
Lccn
2010292936
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)426794379

Library Locations

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