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Some Fun: Stories and a Novella

By: Nelson, Antonya

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2282275

ISBN: 0743218736

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Page faintly toned. 2006 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 236 pp. One of the most award-winning, critically acclaimed story writers working today, Antonya Nelson has a list of accolades that is astonishing for any writer, but especially for one as young as she. With her newest collection, Nelson once again proves herself worthy of her stellar reputation, delivering seven taut, striking stories and a brilliant novella, all exploring the tensions of troubled family relations. Nelson is an extraordinary chronicler of the fraught relationships between parent... View more info

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The Expendables: Stories

By: Nelson, Antonya

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The University of Georgia Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282276

ISBN: 0820311561

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 200 pp. Author's first book. Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. A dozen stories deal primarily with marriages--whether just beginning, in progress, influx, or ending--including Substitute, Cold Places, Affair Lite, and more. Most of the stories in 'The Expendables' are about marriages: marriages in process, about to be, about not to be anymore, possibly transgressed and decidedly not so. The stories show human destiny determined by humans, ... View more info

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Family Terrorists: A Novella and Seven Stories

By: Nelson, Antonya

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282277

ISBN: 0395686792

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 269 pp. In the dazzling novella that gives this collection its title, a fractured family gathers for an odd reunion. Six years after their divorce and forty years after their first wedding, the parents of the four grown Link children are remarrying. Lynnie Link, the youngest sibling, travels with her wastrel brother to Montana for the event, and in the family's gathering their essential fragility becomes all too apparent. Family terrorism is the tactic that undermine... View more info

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Female Trouble: Stories

By: Nelson, Antonya

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282278

ISBN: 074321871X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 249 pp. Female Trouble features thirteen wise, funny, and startlingly perceptive stories about the vagaries and revelations of womanhood. Named by The New Yorker as one of the twenty best writers of her generation, Antonya Nelson explores the broad notion of family from myriad angles in Female Trouble. Set in the vividly rendered Midwest, these moving stories are dark and honest portraits of people in moral quandaries, gray areas, unclear circumstances -- from t... View more info

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In the Land of Men: Stories

By: Nelson, Antonya

Price: $15.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282279

ISBN: 0688106579

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 239 pp. In this powerful collection of stories, Antonya Nelson portrays women whose lives have slipped loose from their moorings and the men who can't really anchor them. Here we meet Roxanne, the tomboy who consistently chooses men who are not her equal; the loving Marta, whose husband keeps a separate house where he retreats when married life overwhelms him; and Bebe, a married mother of two teenagers who leaves it all behind when her lover comes on a motorcyc... View more info