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Relative Stranger, a: Stories (1990) [Collection]
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In A Relative Stranger, shock, comedy, and love combine in unexpected ways and in unexpected places to illuminate the tenuous connections between relatives and strangers. In "Westland," a social worker impulsively visits the zoo, where his concern for a teenage girl leads him to a somehow inevitable showdown at a nuclear reactor. A transplanted Easterner in "Saul and Patsy Are Pregnant" becomes obsessed with the tiresome earnest, ordinary life in a midwestern farmhouse. And in the title story, an alcoholic cashier receives a phone call from a stranger--his brother.

Contents:
- Fenstad's Mother
- Westland
- Prowlers
- A Relative Stranger
- Shelter
- Snow
- Silent Movie
- Old Fascist in Retirement
Three Parabolic Tales
- 1. Lake Stephen
- 2. Scissors
- 3. Scheharizade
- The Disappeared
- Saul and Patsy Are Pregnant

Original title: A Relative Stranger: stories
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction


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Relative Stranger, a: Stories (1990)
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Language: English

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Relative Stranger, a: Stories (1990)


ISBN: 0393322203

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