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The worlds we think we know : stories / Dalia Rosenfeld.

Rosenfeld, Dalia (author.).

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Guilford Smith Library - South Windham F ROS (Text to phone) 34059139813477 Adult Fiction Available -
Southbury Public Library ROSENFELD (Text to phone) 34019140251083 Adult Fiction Available -

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General Note: Short stories.
Formatted Contents Note: Swan Street -- The worlds we think we know -- Flight -- A foggy day -- Thinking in third person -- The other air -- Amnon -- Daughters of respectable houses -- Contamination -- Invasions -- The next Vilonsky -- Two passions for two people -- A famine in the land -- The gown -- The four foods -- Liliana, years later -- Vignette of the North -- Floating on water -- Bargabourg remembers -- Naftali.
Summary, etc.: Fiercely funny and entirely original, this debut collection of stories takes readers from the United States to Israel and back again to examine the mystifying reaches of our own minds and hearts. The characters of The Worlds We Think We Know are animated by forces at once passionate and perplexing. At a city zoo, a mismatched couple unite by releasing rare birds. After being mugged in the streets of New York, a professor must repeat the crime to recover his memory--and his lost love. In Tel Aviv, a sandstorm rages to expose old sorrows and fears as far away as Ohio. And from an unnamed Eastern European country, a woman haunts the husband who left her behind for a new life in America. In Dalia Rosenfeld's prose, the foreign becomes familiar and the mundane magical. The Worlds We Think We Know is a dazzling debut--clear-eyed, empathetic, and heartbreaking.
Subject: Interpersonal relations Fiction
Genre: Short stories.
Short stories.
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