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World and Other Places, the (1998) [Collection]
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With language as dazzling as the wondrous visionary landscapes they evoke, these seventeen works transport the reader to worlds in which sleep is illegal, the lives of lonely department store clerks are transformed by fairies, the rich wear coal jewelry on an island of diamonds, and the living laminate their dead. Here is a universe where rooms go missing, women give birth to their lovers, and the young contemplate God's creative powers through pet tortoises.

Contents:
- The 24-Hour Dog
- Atlantic Crossing
- The Poetics of Sex
- The Three Friends
- Orion
- Lives of Saints
- O'Brien's First Christmas
- The World and Other Places
- Disappearance I
- Disappearance II
- The Green Man
- Turn of the World
- Newton
- Holy Matrimony
- A Green Square
- Adventure of a Lifetime
- Psalms

Original title: The World and Other Places
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction


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