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Victory over Japan : a book of stories / by Ellen Gilchrist.

Author/Creator:
Gilchrist, Ellen, 1935-
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Boston : Little, Brown, c1984.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 277 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Women -- Southern States -- Fiction.
Southern States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Short stories.
Summary:
Fourteen stories focus on a group of southern women who seek happiness and a sense of worth in bars, marriages, divorces, art, drug use, lovers' arms, and earthquakes.
Contents:
Victory over Japan
Music
The Lower Garden District free gravity mule blight or Rhoda, a fable
Looking over Jordan
The gauzy edge of paradise
Defender of the little Falaya
Crazy, crazy, now showing everywhere
Jade Buddhas, red bridges, fruits of love
The double hapiness bun
Miss Crystal's maid name Traceleen, she's talking, she's telling everything she knows
Traceleen's telling a story called "A bad year" - Traceleen's diary
DeDe's talking, it's her turn
Traceleen, she's still talking.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1984
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0316313033 :
OCLC:
10824381
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