The Dinner Party

The Dinner Party

And Other Stories

eBook - 2017
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The New Yorker Each of these stories burrows deep into the often awkward and hilarious misunderstandings that pass between strangers and lovers alike, and that turn ordinary lives upside down. Ferris shows to what lengths we mortals go to coax human meaning from our very modest time on earth, an effort that skews ever-more desperately in the direction of redemption. There's Arty Groys, the Florida retiree whose birthday celebration involves pizza, a prostitute, and a life-saving heart attack. There's Sarah, the Brooklynite whose shape-shifting existential dilemma is set in motion by a simple spring breeze. And there's Jack, a man so warped by past experience that he's incapable of having a normal social interaction with the man he hires to help him move out of storage. The stories in The Dinner Party.
Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2017
ISBN: 9780316466387
0316466387
9780316465977
0316465976
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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