Vaquita and Other Stories

Vaquita and Other Stories

by Edith Pearlman

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Vaquita and Other Stories by Edith Pearlman

• Winner of the 1996 Drue Heinz Literature Prize Most of Pearlman's stories feature strong female characters whose solitary lives have been altered by unexpected encounters, illustrating truthfully how subtle incidents shape human lives. . . . Four interrelated stories about the management of a soup kitchen for homeless women illustrate the collection's powerful thematic effect."--Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780822962113
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date: 10/28/1996
Series: Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Edith Pearlman is the author of three other short story collections: Love Among the Greats, winner of the Spokane Prize for Short Fiction; How to Fall, winner of the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction; and Binocular Vision. Her stories have twice won the O’Henry Prize and the PEN Syndicated Fiction Award.

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