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What we talk about when we talk about Anne Frank [electronic resource] / Nathan Englander.

Authors: Englander, Nathan.
Call number: eBook
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2012.
Publication date: 2012.
Subject: Short stories, American.
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Title: What we talk about when we talk about Anne Frank [electronic resource] / Nathan Englander.
Physical description: 1 online resource (207 p.)
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Summary note: "The author of the sensational national best seller For the Relief of Unbearable Urges returns with a commanding new collection of short stories: What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank establishes Nathan Englander beyond all doubt as the heir to Roth, Malamud, and Babel. A tour de force. The title story, inspired by Carver's masterpiece, is a comic classic, a provocative portrait of two marriages in which the holocaust is played out as a devastating parlor game. "Camp Sundown" is an outlandishly dark story of vigilante justice undertaken by a troop of geriatric campers in a bucolic summer enclave who recognize a fellow vacationer as a former Nazi guard. "Free Fruit for Young Widows" is a small, sharp study in evil. "Sister Hills" chronicles the history of the Israeli settlements from the eve of the Yom Kippur war through the present, a political story constructed around the tale of two mothers who strike a terrible bargain to save a child. A great leap forward from one of our most audacious and important writers, and a sensational literary event"-- Provided by publisher.
Genre: Short stories.
Jewish fiction.
Added author: OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Available in other form: Englander, Nathan. What we talk about when we talk about Anne Frank.
ISBN: 9780307958730 (eBook)
0307958736 (eBook)
9780307958709 (hardback)
0307958701 (hardback)
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Bib No.: 1385749

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