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The Resource Today a woman went mad in the supermarket : stories, Hilma Wolitzer ; foreword by Elizabeth Strout

Today a woman went mad in the supermarket : stories, Hilma Wolitzer ; foreword by Elizabeth Strout

Label
Today a woman went mad in the supermarket : stories
Title
Today a woman went mad in the supermarket
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Hilma Wolitzer ; foreword by Elizabeth Strout
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Language
eng
Summary
"The uncannily relevant, deliciously clear-eyed collected stories of a critically acclaimed, award-winning "American literary treasure" (Boston Globe), ripe for rediscovery--with a foreword by Elizabeth Strout. From her many well-loved novels, Hilma Wolitzer--now 90 years old and at the top of her game--has gained a reputation as one of our best fiction writers, who "raises ordinary people and everyday occurrences to a new height." (Washington Post) These collected short stories--most of them originally published in magazines including Esquire and The Saturday Evening Post in the 1960s and 1970s, along with a new story that brings her early characters into the present--are evocative of an era that still resonates deeply today. In the title story, a bystander tries to soothe a woman who seems to have cracked under the pressures of motherhood. And in several linked stories throughout, the relationship between the narrator and her husband unfolds in telling and often hilarious vignettes. Of their time and yet timeless, Wolitzer's stories zero in on the domestic sphere and ordinary life with wit, candor, grace, and an acutely observant eye. Brilliantly capturing the tensions and contradictions of daily life, Today a Woman Went Mad in the Supermarket is full of heart and insight, providing a lens into a world that was often unseen at the time, and often overlooked now--reintroducing a beloved writer to be embraced by a whole new generation of readers"--
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Wolitzer, Hilma,
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Strout, Elizabeth,
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  • Man-woman relationships
  • Married people
  • Short stories, American
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Label
Today a woman went mad in the supermarket : stories, Hilma Wolitzer ; foreword by Elizabeth Strout
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Today a woman went mad in the supermarket -- Waiting for Daddy -- Photographs -- Mrs. X -- Sundays -- Nights -- Overtime -- The sex maniac -- Trophies -- Bodies -- Mother -- Love -- The great escape
Control code
1226857940
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 179 pages
Isbn
9781635577624
Lccn
2020055943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1226857940
Label
Today a woman went mad in the supermarket : stories, Hilma Wolitzer ; foreword by Elizabeth Strout
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Today a woman went mad in the supermarket -- Waiting for Daddy -- Photographs -- Mrs. X -- Sundays -- Nights -- Overtime -- The sex maniac -- Trophies -- Bodies -- Mother -- Love -- The great escape
Control code
1226857940
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 179 pages
Isbn
9781635577624
Lccn
2020055943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1226857940

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