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by Jeanne Schinto

Category: United States
Subcategory: Fiction
Author: Jeanne Schinto
ISBN: 0865380651
ISBN13: 978-0865380653
Language: English
Publisher: Ontario Review Pr; 1st edition (November 1, 1988)
Pages: 164
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From 1998 to 2004, Schinto wrote feature profiles (10,000 to 20,000 words) for the Reader about a neurologist, a marine artist, an orchestra conductor, and an experimental composer, and pieces of the same length about computer hackers, audiophiles, 3-D photographers, World War II POWs, and birders

Jeanne Schinto has written about history and culture for numerous magazines. She is the author of Huddle Fever (1995).

Jeanne Schinto has written about history and culture for numerous magazines. Obscure Objects of Lapsed Desire. What is the value of a painting that has outlived its appeal? An exploration of what happens when art becomes stuff.

A superlative collection of contemporary stories written by some of the most important writers of our time. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

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Schinto's stories render a complex impression of life as a mysterious but ultimately disappointing place of rude awakenings. By. Get weekly book recommendations

Schinto's stories render a complex impression of life as a mysterious but ultimately disappointing place of rude awakenings. The most successful pieces dramatize initiations. In the title story, Mira, inhabiting a row house after its gentrification, befriends a battered child who lives next door, only to discover painfully that she underestimates his attachment to his low-rent world  .

Shadow bands are thin, wavy lines of alternating light and dark that can be seen moving and undulating in parallel on plain-coloured surfaces immediately before and after a total solar eclipse. They are caused by the refraction by Earth's atmospheric turbulence of the solar crescent as it thins to a narrow slit, which increasingly collimates the light reaching Earth in the minute just before and after totality.

A dozen stories tell of a precocious young girl, a retired policeman, caddies, an old man's dogs, pen pals, and childhood memories
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