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The dreams of Bethany Mellmoth / William Boyd.

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Sherman Library F BOY (Text to phone) 34060143109837 Adult Fiction Available -

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Formatted Contents Note: The man who liked kissing women -- The road not taken -- Camp K 101 -- Humiliation -- Unsent letters -- The things I stole -- The diaries -- The dreams of Bethany Mellmoth -- The vanishing game: an adventure.
Summary, etc.: A philandering art dealer tries to give up casual love affairs - seeking only passionate kisses as a substitute. A man recounts his personal history through the things he has stolen from others throughout his life. A couple chart the journey of their five year relationship backwards, from awkward reunion to lovelorn first encounter. And, at the heart of the book, a 24-year old young woman, Bethany Mellmoth, embarks on a year-long journey of wishful and tentative self-discovery. The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth depicts the random encounters that bring the past bubbling to the surface; the impulsive decisions that irrevocably shape a life; and the endless hesitations and loss-of-nerve that wickedly complicate it. These funny, surprising and moving stories are a resounding confirmation of Boyd's powers as one of our most original and compelling storytellers.
Subject: Interpersonal relations Fiction
Genre: Short stories.
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