Publishers Weekly, 1986-04-04 Two themes run through the 15 stories collected here: an intense regret at life's missed connections and a sharp, wittily observed sense of what it takes to survive. PW praised Hempel's ``many gifts, including her deliciously absurd sense of the trivia we all carry around with us and her comic obsession with animals.'' (May)
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