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Gods of want : stories Book
Book | First edition. | One World, New York : [2022]

  • 2 of 2 Copies Available at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative
  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
Place Hold
Branch Call Number Location Holdable? Status
Grimsby Fic Cha Adult Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available
Welland Main FIC Chang New Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available

"In "Auntland," a steady stream of aunts adjust to American life by sneaking surreptitious kisses from women at temple, buying tubs of strawberry ice-cream to prepare for citizenship tests, and hatching plans to name their daughter "Dog." In "The Chorus of Dead Cousins," ghost-cousins cross space, seas, and skies to haunt their live-cousin, wife to a storm-chaser. In "Xífù", a mother-in-law tortures a wife in increasingly unsuccessful attempts to rid the house of her. In "Mariela," two girls explore one another's bodies for the first time while in "Virginia Slim," a woman from a cigarette ad comes to life. And in "Resident Aliens," a former slaughterhouse serves as a residence to a series of widows, each harboring her own calamitous secrets"--

  • ISBN: 9780593241585
  • Physical Description: x, 206 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : One World, [2022]
  • Formatted Contents Note:
    Mothers. Auntland -- The chorus of dead cousins -- Xífù -- Mandarin speakers -- Anchor -- The La-La store -- Myths. Nüwa -- Eating pussy -- Nine-headed birds -- Dykes -- Episodes of hoarders (as scenes from your life) -- Homophones -- Moths. Resident aliens -- Virginia Slims -- Mariela -- Meals for mourners.

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