My father's tears and other stories
—Updike, John.
Book
2009
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A collection of short fiction includes tales set in the author's native Pennsylvania, the New England suburbs, and foreign countries, all depicting different facets of the American experience from the Depression through the aftermath of 9/11.

Item Details
Subjects:
Short stories, American.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Genre:
Short stories, American.
Short stories.
ISBN:
9780307271563
0307271560
Edition:
1st ed.
Publisher, Date:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Description:
292 p.
Notes:
"A Borzoi Book"--T.p. verso.
SPL: Mfic
LSC 32.00
Contents:
Morocco
Personal archaeology
Free
The walk with Elizanne
The guardians
The laughter of the gods
Varieties of religious experience
Spanish prelude to a second marriage
Delicate wives
The accelerating expansion of the universe
German lessons
The road home
My father's tears
Kinderszenen
The apparition
Blue light
Outage
The full glass.
LCCN:
2008054376
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