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The Penguin book of international women's stories / selected and with an introduction by Kate Figes.

Title
The Penguin book of international women's stories / selected and with an introduction by Kate Figes.
Publication
New York, N.Y, USA : Penguin Books, 1997, c1996.

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Details

Additional Authors
Figes, Kate
Description
xi, 462 p.; 22 cm.
Alternative Title
  • International women's stories
  • Book of international women's stories
Subjects
Genre/Form
Fiction
Note
  • "A Penguin original"--Label, p. 4 of cover.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
Nineteen fifty-five / Alice Walker -- The circle / Tatyana Tolstaya -- The jewess / Irene Dische -- The fun-fair / Hanan Al Shaykh -- A wilderness station / Alice Munro -- Comrades / Nadine Gordimer -- An unfinished record / Zhang Jie -- Too much rain, or, The assault of the mold spores / Ellen Gilchrist -- Woman hollering creek / Sandra Cisneros -- Jacob : the story of a faith-healing priest / Bessie Head -- Cream sauce / Mary Flanagan -- Newlywed / Banana Yoshimoto -- Games at twilight / Anita Desai -- Two words / Isabel Allende -- Before / Annie Saumont -- A wife's story / Bharati Mukherjee -- Little Lewis has had a lovely sleep / Elizabeth Jolley -- Distant view of a minaret / Alifa Rifaat -- Hairball / Margaret Atwood -- Blue water-man / Luisa Venezuela -- The reservoir / Janet Frame -- Fat people / Alison Lurie -- Perpetual spinach / Shena Mackay -- Broken transformers / Bi Shumin -- Tuataras / Barbara Anderson -- You're ugly, too / Lorrie Moore -- The burial / Armonia Somers -- Heavy weather / Helen Simpson -- In the family / María Elena Llano -- A gift from somewhere / Ama Ata Aidoo -- The bloody chamber / Angela Carter -- The snow thief / Melanie Rae Thon -- The violin / Ludmilla Petrushevskaya.
ISBN
0140261885 (pbk)
LCCN
^^^97131465^
OCLC
36703161
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library