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"Sallie Bingham binds her collection together with sheer talent. The title novella is absolutely first-rate—a skillfully suggestive amalgam of Katherine Mansfield and Eudora Welty. This same unblinking gaze is hard at work on the essential weakness and dependence of men ('The Banks of the Ohio' and 'The Ice Party'), the illusion of freedom that co
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published September 20th 2011 by Sarabande Books (first published January 1st 2011)
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May 15, 2012 Ann rated it it was amazing
These stories are both elegant, in the sense of having no wasted words and eloquent, in that the language is evocative, descriptive, and moving. Sallie Bingham can tell a powerful story in just a few pages. I enjoyed them immensely.
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Sep 07, 2011 Nancy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Collection of poignant short stories about women making their way in the world. Intelligent and sensitive work.
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quietly vivid stories about the often vague and inexpressible feelings between men and women. so lovely.
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Sallie Bingham is a writer, teacher, feminist activist, and philanthropist.

SallieBingham 900x1160 BiographySallie’s first novel was published by Houghton Mifflin in 1961. It was followed by four collections of short stories; her most recent, from Sarabande Books in 2011, is titled Mending: New and Selected Stories. She has also published six additional novels, three collections of poetry, numerous
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