In Extremis and Other Alaskan Stories

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Alaska, with its midnight sun, seemingly endless winter and vast stretches of isolated land, is a main character here, playing subtle but key roles in each story of this superior first collection. In PARTING OUT, a professor's middle-aged wife sits at her breakfast table, her thoughts jumping from the facts of her marriage to fantasies of her husband's unfaithfulness. But even with her disturbing inner visions, it is the winter scene outside the window that transfixes her. In VREELUND, a transplanted Alaskan attends a ...

In Extremis and Other Alaskan Stories 1989, Academy Chicago Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780917635076

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In Extremis and Other Alaskan Stories 1989, Academy Chicago Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780917635069

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