The Resource Wife with knife : stories that cut, Molly Giles, (electronic resource)

Wife with knife : stories that cut, Molly Giles, (electronic resource)

Label
Wife with knife : stories that cut
Title
Wife with knife
Title remainder
stories that cut
Statement of responsibility
Molly Giles
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Wife with Knife is a collection of quick and quirky short stories, that are an utter delight and winner of the Leapfrog Global Fiction Prize 2020 "Molly Giles' stories have always been among my favorites since I first read her work thirty-seven years ago. This collection is her best ever. What an irreverent, original voice! I found myself gasping in shock and laughter, feeling at the end of each tale that I had garnered strange wisdom on the human heart and its unerring sense for finding trouble."--Amy Tan, author of The Joy Luck Club The speakers in Molly Giles's Wife With Knife offer their truths with surprising starkness: "[T]he actual heart looks more like a tongue than a valentine" states the grief-flayed aunt of "Agate Beach," while the careless driver of "Accident" thinks "If I rear-ended anyone in California, I might be sued or shot but I would not be prayed upon." Many of the stories are not traditional narratives but glimpses of the trouble or healing that lies ahead: teens refusing to heed traffic, lovers staring down death and betrayal and closure. Like a street magician's trick, Wife With Knife holds out each everyday tragedy or quiet triumph only to replace it seamlessly with another
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Giles, Molly
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Short stories, American
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Wife with knife : stories that cut, Molly Giles, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781948585323
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
14633843
Publisher number
MWT14633843
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Wife with knife : stories that cut, Molly Giles, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781948585323
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
14633843
Publisher number
MWT14633843
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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