At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom: Stories
Knopf, 1990 - 137 sÝur
Hempel delivers 16 stories whose central dramas often turn on the quest to realize oneself fully by reason of freeing oneself completely to love. Hempel proves to be a faithful chronicler of the desperations peculiar to the savvy, semi-detached women of her generation.
What people are saying - Write a review
At the gates of the animal kingdom: storiesUms÷gn notanda - Not Available - Book Verdict
A book of short stories always brings with it the possibility of intriguing titles, and there are several grabbers in this collec tion. In "The Most Girl Part of You,'' one watches Big Guy, a kind of ... Read full review
abalone Amazon River AMY HEMPEl ANIMAL SHELTER Antarctica asked beach Big Guy says birthday girl bite black light boys bride Caitlin called Carlin child Club coffee comet Cubs lost dachshund dark Dave dinner door drive Duncan everything father Fay's finger fish flying fish French toast friend Deborah girl glass going grandmother guests Gully Gully's hair Halloween hand happened head heard Jean kids knew Larry Lawton leave Lee's legs light Locey's look married Martinique mother mouth night Pablo Pal Junior paper hearts parents passengers Patterson pearls PENN STATION phosphorescence pills plane rings running stitch says Bret shark showed side sleep someone stitches stop story Stretchmark talking taxicabs teeth thing thought Tom-rock took trip turned voice watched week Wellers wife woman women word wore Wynn