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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Emmaus Public Library FIC McCRACKEN. ELIZABETH (Text) 36446002036526 New Adult Checked Out 05/22/2021
Palmerton Area Library New Fic F M13 (Text) 65000000037772 Adult Fiction Checked Out 06/01/2021
Parkland Community Library F MCC (Text) 34422007216522 New Adult Fiction Checked Out 05/17/2021

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  • ISBN: 9780062971289
  • ISBN: 006297128X
  • ISBN: 9780063063167
  • ISBN: 0063063166
  • Physical Description: 243 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2021]

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The Irish wedding -- Proof -- It's not you -- A splinter -- Mistress Mickle all at sea -- Birdsong from the radio -- The get-go -- Robinson Crusoe at the waterpark -- A walk-through human heart -- Two sad clowns -- The souvenir museum -- Nothing, darling, only darling, darling.
Summary, etc.:
"Award-winning author Elizabeth McCracken is an undisputed virtuoso of the short story, and this new collection features her most vibrant and heartrending work to date"-- Provided by publisher.
In these stories, the mysterious bonds of family are tested, transformed, fractured, and fortified. A recent widower and his adult son ferry to a craggy Scottish island in search of puffins. An actress who plays a children's game show villainess ushers in the New Year with her deadbeat half brother. A mother pining for her children, feasts on loaves of challah to fill the void. A new couple navigates a tightrope walk toward love. And on a trip to a Texas water park with their son, two fathers each confront a personal fear.
Subject: Short stories > Fiction.
Actresses > Fiction.
Mothers > Fiction.
Widowers > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories.
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