All Around Atlantis: Stories


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Deborah Eisenberg's deeply etched and mysterious stories focus on individuals grappling with the dislocations, ironies, and compromises levied by ordinary reality and the vivid, troubling worlds her characters inhabit. In 'The Girl Who Left Her Sock on the Floor, ' a messenger arrives to conduct a boarding school girl into an utterly unexpected future; in 'Across the Lake, ' a well-meaning college student on summer vacation finds that he is a voyeur -- and possibly worse -- at a guerrilla war he almost failed to notice; in ...

All Around Atlantis: Stories 1997, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374270872