At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom: Stories

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Knopf, 1990 - 137 síđur
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.

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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

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THE DAY I HAD EVERYTHING
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TO THOSE OF YOU WHO MISSED
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Amy Hempel is the author of "Tumble Home, Reasons to Live, " and "At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom, " and the coeditor of "Unleashed." Her stories have appeared in "Elle, GQ, Harper's, Playboy, The Quarterly, " and "Vanity Fair." She teaches in the Graduate Writing Program at Bennington College and lives in New York City.

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