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This Is Not your City

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Horrocks, Caitlin (Book - 2011)
This Is Not your City
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Best Books of 2011, San Francisco Chronicle The Millions ' A Year in Reading pick Eleven women confront dramas both everyday and outlandish in Caitlin Horrocks' This Is Not Your City . In stories as darkly comic as they are unflinching, people isolated by geography, emotion, or circumstance cut imperfect paths to peace#151;they have no other choice. A Russian mail-order bride in Finland is rendered silent by her dislocation and loss of language, the mother of a severely disabled boy writes him postcards he'll never read on a cruise ship held hostage by pirates, and an Iowa actuary wanders among the reincarnations of those she's known in her 127 lives. Horrocks' women find no simple escapes, and their acts of faith and acts of imagination in making do are as shrewd as they are surprising.
Authors: Horrocks, Caitlin, 1980-
Title: This is not your city
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Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Sarabande Books, c2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 169 p. ;,22 cm.
Contents: Zolaria
It looks like this
Going to Estonia
Zero conditional
World champion cow of the insane
Steal small
Embodied
Zoography
The lion gate
This is not your city
In the Gulf of Aden, past the Cape of Guardafui.
Local Note: 15 53 57 62 133 172 176 211
ISBN: 1932511911
9781932511918
Statement of Responsibility: Caitlin Horrocks
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN: 2010050304
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