Dressing Up for the Carnival

By: Shields, Carol

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First UK edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 249 pp. 8vo. A collection of short stories by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.A bestselling collection of short stories from the author of The Stone Diaries (winner of the Pulitzer prize) and Larry's Party (winner of the Orange prize). All over town people are putting on their costumes; X slips into his wife's lace-trimmed night gown and waltzes around his bedroom; Tamara is no longer the dull clerk receptionist when she wears that yellow skirt, she evolves into a stunning creature exuding passion and vitality. In 'Weather' a couple's life is thrown into utter chaos when The National Association of Metereorologists go on strike - what will they wear? What will they eat? In 'Soup du Jour' a young boy contemplates life, the cracks in the pavement and his mother's soup-making. Each story encapsulates the human spirit, its diversities, complexities and absurdities. Shields observes with compassion the carnival that goes on in each of our lives and the realities that we create for ourselves. Carol Shields' second collection of short stories celebrates the extraordinary details that are found in ordinary, everyday lives.Keywords: CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA FICTION SHORT STORIES CAROL SHIELDS PULITZER PRIZE WINNER DRESSING UP FOR CARNIVAL SIGNED FIRST EDITION

Title: Dressing Up for the Carnival

Author: Shields, Carol

Categories: Pulitzer Prize Winners, Signed, Short Stories, Modern First Editions, Canadian,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 2000

ISBN Number: 1841151645

ISBN Number 13: 9781841151649

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197976