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Games and rituals : stories Book
Book | Viking/Penguin Canada, Toronto : 2023.

  • 2 of 2 Copies Available at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative
  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Branch Call Number Location Holdable? Status
Fleming - Beamsville FIC Heiny 2023 Adult Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available
Welland Main FIC Heiny Fiction - New Copy hold / Volume hold Available

"The games and rituals performed by Katherine Heiny's characters range from mischievous to tender: In "Bridesmaid, Revisited," Marlee, suffering from a laundry and life crisis, wears a massive bridesmaid's dress to work. In "Twist and Shout," Erica's elderly father mistakes his four-thousand-dollar hearing aid for a cashew and eats it. In "Turn Back, Turn Back," a bedtime story coupled with a receipt for a Starbucks babyccino reveal a struggling actor's deception. And in "561," Charlene pays the true price of infidelity and is forced to help her husband's ex-wife move out of the family home. ("It's like you're North Korea and South Korea . . . But would North Korea help South Korea move?") From one of our most celebrated writers, our bard of waking up in the wrong bed, wearing the wrong shoes, late for the wrong job, but loved by the right people, Heiny has delivered a work of glorious humor and immense kindness"--

  • ISBN: 9780735243125
  • Physical Description: 218 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Viking/Penguin Canada, 2023.
  • Formatted Contents Note:
    Chicken-flavored and lemon-scented -- Damascus -- Twist and shout -- Turn back, turn back -- Games and rituals -- CobRa -- 561 -- Pandemic behavior -- Bridesmaid, revisited -- King Midas -- Sky bar.


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