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The hot climate of promises and grace : 64 stories, Steven Nightingale

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The hot climate of promises and grace : 64 stories
Title
The hot climate of promises and grace
Title remainder
64 stories
Statement of responsibility
Steven Nightingale
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In his numerous years of worldly travels, a writer came to know many women. To him they told countless personal stories, revealing their wit and their work. Strange mix as their stories were, it became clear to the writer that he must chronicle these untold stories and bring them forth so that others may learn of these remarkable women as well. Stories of the plain and the transcendental; the practical and the miraculous; the hidden and the influential-these women who have conjured a way to love, and to give, so as to illuminate and transform the lives around them. From widely anthologized poet, novelist, and essayist Steven Nightingale comes The Hot Climate of Promises and Grace: 64 Stories-a collection of short stories that fluently speak to one another forming a spectacularly diverse, humorous, and interrelated body of work. These are stories of women rising to power. They are at work in the world-and within the world, as well. Women of curious knowledge, natural grace, rough sensuality, and mischievous instincts-they are remaking the world. Their labor is conscious, uncanny, fierce, strange, and has often been kept secret because it was their secret to keep"--
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Summary
Stories of women encountered over a lifetime of travel
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10540276
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Nightingale, Steven
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
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True
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  • Women
  • FICTION
  • Women
Target audience
adult
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64 stories
Label
The hot climate of promises and grace : 64 stories, Steven Nightingale
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Household affairs
  • Man, woman, dog : a love story
  • Thunder : perfect mind
  • In order to obey the law
  • From one day's chat with a beloved woman
  • The comfort
  • The specialist in truth
  • The letters every day
  • Candletalk
  • The problem with commodities
  • The cat giver
  • The engineering of fate
  • Pencil
  • Original grace and the glory of history
  • The way she labored
  • Graffitti carved in bartops by a traveling girl
  • The compass
  • Matrices
  • Who needs a lover
  • She revised her stories until they became proverbs
  • Beautiful doctor of faith meets the janitor
  • Story of the story
  • The jackal and the butterfly
  • A business life, a social life
  • In praise of female bartenders
  • The thank-you notes
  • Where in the world is your world
  • Work may be good for something
  • The castle in the air
  • The astrophysics of children
  • What we mean by bread, and by sacrament
  • The bank of days
  • Why certain women spurn mirrors
  • One little record of one little death
  • Angel-painter
  • She claims that even tidal waves mean something
  • She is impertinent about tragedy
  • The good doctor turns loose a tirade about evil
  • The grandmother
  • A country girl in the city canyons
  • The books were so bad, she set out to make the world from scratch
  • Proposition for Nancy
  • The panhandler
  • What the women built
  • The silent woman
  • A nun and her loving
  • The hunt
  • Statements she planted that grew up to be stories
  • The fashionable lady and her jewels
  • If she once had the ghost of a chance at understanding
  • The painter of light in the canyon of light
  • The sweetness of life gives a gal odd habits
  • A woman coming for love
  • She writes about the king she loves
  • Eve : why we love her so much
  • A visitation of comets
  • A luminous newspaper
  • Soul, words, God : she's got issues
  • The carpenter of the heart
  • What she told me about why she writes
  • In the hot climate of promises and grace
  • The windswept morning of Juliana
  • Where are you going?
  • What she meant
Control code
ocn944934149
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9781619027923
Lccn
2016020229
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)944934149
Label
The hot climate of promises and grace : 64 stories, Steven Nightingale
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Household affairs
  • Man, woman, dog : a love story
  • Thunder : perfect mind
  • In order to obey the law
  • From one day's chat with a beloved woman
  • The comfort
  • The specialist in truth
  • The letters every day
  • Candletalk
  • The problem with commodities
  • The cat giver
  • The engineering of fate
  • Pencil
  • Original grace and the glory of history
  • The way she labored
  • Graffitti carved in bartops by a traveling girl
  • The compass
  • Matrices
  • Who needs a lover
  • She revised her stories until they became proverbs
  • Beautiful doctor of faith meets the janitor
  • Story of the story
  • The jackal and the butterfly
  • A business life, a social life
  • In praise of female bartenders
  • The thank-you notes
  • Where in the world is your world
  • Work may be good for something
  • The castle in the air
  • The astrophysics of children
  • What we mean by bread, and by sacrament
  • The bank of days
  • Why certain women spurn mirrors
  • One little record of one little death
  • Angel-painter
  • She claims that even tidal waves mean something
  • She is impertinent about tragedy
  • The good doctor turns loose a tirade about evil
  • The grandmother
  • A country girl in the city canyons
  • The books were so bad, she set out to make the world from scratch
  • Proposition for Nancy
  • The panhandler
  • What the women built
  • The silent woman
  • A nun and her loving
  • The hunt
  • Statements she planted that grew up to be stories
  • The fashionable lady and her jewels
  • If she once had the ghost of a chance at understanding
  • The painter of light in the canyon of light
  • The sweetness of life gives a gal odd habits
  • A woman coming for love
  • She writes about the king she loves
  • Eve : why we love her so much
  • A visitation of comets
  • A luminous newspaper
  • Soul, words, God : she's got issues
  • The carpenter of the heart
  • What she told me about why she writes
  • In the hot climate of promises and grace
  • The windswept morning of Juliana
  • Where are you going?
  • What she meant
Control code
ocn944934149
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9781619027923
Lccn
2016020229
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)944934149

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