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Dream Children
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Amer Audio Prose Library Inc
Publication date June 1, 1987
Binding Cassette/Spoken Word
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781556441592
ISBN-10 1556441592
Dimensions 0.75 by 3.50 by 4.75 in.
Weight 0.15 lbs.
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Original list price $13.95
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: "Compelling, beautiful. . .Miraculous. . . Astonishing. . . So deeply satisfying, as to be breathtaking."
--The Philadelphia Inquirer
In fifteen extraordinary and lyrical short stories, esteemed novelist Gail Godwin has created worlds in which we discover ourselves as lovers, mothers, wives, and friends.
Carefully, delicately, Ms. Godwin peels back the layers of defense and reveals women who search for meaning and connection in a world of abstraction and isolation. In "Dream Children," a reckless young wife finds herself unable to separate from the child she has lost; in "My Love, His Summer Vacation," the mistress of a married man so closely follows his every action that she has no life of her own; and in "Indulgences," a woman makes a list of her lovers, only to wonder if she can love.
A keen observer of both heart and mind, Ms. Godwin has conjured up a stunning collection of stories that strike at the center of our lives.
"In Dream Children, Gail Godwin shows her capabilities as a clear-seeing uncoverer of thought. . . . What she knows about the workings of the human mind as it deals with grand tragedies, tiny sorrows, she knows with conviction."
--The Christian Science Monitor
"The work of a writer who is moving confidently to the forefront of contemporary American fiction."
--The Miami Herald
"The stories are all. . . detailed with expertise and frosted with elegance."
--Kirkus Reviews

Book cover for 9780380624065
Reissue edition from Avon Books (December 1, 1987)
9780380624065 | details & prices | List price $4.50
About: Fifteen stories including Dream Children, A Sorrowful Woman, and Death in Puerto Vallarta provide portraits of people who find happiness in the world of fantasy and imagination
Cassette/Spoken Word
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from Amer Audio Prose Library Inc (June 1, 1987)
9781556441592 | details & prices | 3.50 × 4.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.15 lbs | List price $13.95
About: "Compelling, beautiful.

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