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The Resource Refund : stories, Karen E. Bender

Refund : stories, Karen E. Bender

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Refund : stories
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Refund : stories
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Karen E. Bender
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Language
eng
Summary
"We think about it every day, sometimes every hour: Money. Who has it. Who doesn't. How you get it. How you don't. In Refund, Bender creates an award-winning collection of stories that deeply explore the ways in which money and the estimation of value affect the lives of her characters. The stories in Refund reflect our contemporary world-swindlers, reality show creators, desperate artists, siblings, parents - who try to answer the question: What is the real definition of worth? In "Theft," an eighty-year-old swindler, accustomed to tricking people for their money, boards a cruise ship to see if she can find something of true value-a human connection. In "Anything for Money," the creator of a reality show is thrown into the real world when his estranged granddaughter reenters his life in need of a new heart; and in the title story, young artist parents in downtown Manhattan escape the attack on 9/11 only to face a battle over their subletted apartment with a stranger who might have lost more than only her deposit. Set in contemporary America, these stories herald a work of singular literary merit by an important writer at the height of her power"--
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Title
Refund
Creator
Summary
We think about it every day, sometimes every hour: Money. Who has it. Who doesn't. How you get it. How you don't. In Refund, Bender creates an award-winning collection of stories that deeply explore the ways in which money and the estimation of value affect the lives of her characters. The stories in Refund reflect our contemporary world-swindlers, reality show creators, desperate artists, siblings, parents - who try to answer the question: What is the real definition of worth?
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Tone
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10406106
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.E53849
LC item number
A6 2015
Literary form
short stories
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True
Target audience
adult
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stories
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stories
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Karen Bender
Refund : stories, Karen E. Bender
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Refund : stories, Karen E. Bender
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Contents
  • Candidate
  • The sea turtle hospital
  • Free lunch
  • For what purpose?
  • What the cat said
  • Reunion
  • Theft
  • Anything for money
  • The third child
  • The loan officer's visit
  • Refund
  • This cat
  • A chick from my dream life
Control code
ocn881665960
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9781619024557
Lccn
2014034079
System control number
(OCoLC)881665960

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