Red Plaid Shirt

Red Plaid Shirt

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Award-winning author Diane Schoemperlen's twenty-one exceptional stories showcase all the magic, charm, and intelligence of her novel Our Lady of the Lost and Found. Written over the past twenty years, and drawing upon a wide range of themes, subjects, and styles, these thoughtful selections are infused with Schoemperlen's freshness of observation and unique gift for narrative. "Losing Ground" is a remarkable coming-of-age story in which the harsh realities of death and discrimination start to impinge on a young girl's life. In "The Man of My Dreams," the truths of a disintegrating relationship counterpose and merge with the dream world of the narrator. And in the title story, items of a woman's clothing carry the memories of past years, illuminating the truths of life-its sorrows, its mysteries, and its consolations.
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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 161.5 x 197.1 x 14.7mm | 217.73g
  • Penguin Books
  • United States
  • English
  • 0142003204
  • 9780142003206

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61 ratings
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4 28% (17)
3 31% (19)
2 15% (9)
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