Varieties of disturbance : stories / Lydia Davis

Author(s): Davis, Lydia, 1947-
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Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007
LC Classification: P, PS
Notes: LCCN: 2006033431
ISBN: 9780374281731 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0374281734 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Contents: Man from her past -- Dog and me -- Enlightened -- Good taste contest -- Collaboration with fly -- Kafka cooks dinner -- Tropical storm -- Good times -- Idea for a short documentary film -- Forbidden subjects -- Two types -- Senses -- Grammar questions -- Hand -- Caterpillar -- Childcare -- We miss you: A study of get-well letters from a class of fourth-graders -- Passing wind -- Television -- Jane and the cane -- Getting to know your body -- Absentminded -- Southward bound, reads Worstward Ho -- Walk -- Varieties of disturbance -- Lonely -- Mrs. D and her maids -- 20 sculptures in one hour -- Nietszche -- What you learned about the baby -- Her mother's mother -- How it is done -- Insomnia -- Burning family members -- Way to perfection -- Fellowship -- Helen and Vi: A study in health and vitality -- Reducing expenses -- Mother's reaction to my travel plans -- For sixty cents -- How shall I mourn them? -- Strange impulse -- How she could not drive -- Suddenly afraid -- Getting better -- Head, heart -- Strangers -- Busy road -- Order -- Fly -- Traveling with Mother -- Index entry -- My son -- Example of the continuing past tense in a hotel room -- Cape Cod diary -- Almost over: What's the word? -- Different man
Physical Description: xi, 219 p. ; 21 cm
OCLC Number: 72699627
ISBN/ISSN: 9780374281731
0374281734

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