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By Ramona Ausubel

ISBN-10: 1594634904

ISBN-13: 9781594634901

ISBN-10: 1594634912

ISBN-13: 9781594634918

 
“Excellent and bizarre… Ausubel’s imagination…wants to provide comfort for the way ghastly issues can get, a kind of therapeutic that in basic terms examining offers. All eleven of those tales are deeply involving.” New York occasions booklet Review

“Funny, endearing brief stories…Each story seems to be to the longer term in its personal specific, touching way.” –Harper’s Bazaar

An creative tale assortment that spans the globe because it explores love, adolescence, and parenthood with an electrical mixture of humor and emotion.

Acclaimed for the grace, wit, and magic of her novels, Ramona Ausubel introduces us to a geography either superb and generic in 11 new tales, a few of them formerly released in The New Yorker and The Paris Review. Elegantly established, those tales span the globe and past, from small-town the United States and sunny Caribbean islands to the Arctic Ocean and the very gates of Heaven itself. And notwithstanding a number of the tales are steeped in mythology, they continue to be grounded in common studies: lack of identification, leaving domestic, parenthood, pleasure, and longing.

Crisscrossing the pages of Awayland are tourists and expats, shadows and ghosts. a lady watches as her homesick mom slowly dissolves into literal mist. The mayor of a small Midwestern city bargains a wierd prize, for stranger purposes, to the oldsters of any child born on Lenin's birthday. A chef sure for Mars starts a fair extra treacherous trip a lot in the direction of domestic. And a lonely middle searches for romance online--never brain that he is a Cyclops. 

With her signature tenderness, Ramona Ausubel applies a mapmaker's eye to landscapes either genuine and imagined, all of the whereas delivering a willing consultant to the wild, uncharted terrain of the human heart.

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