Women in their beds : new and selected stories / Gina Berriault.
- ISBN: 1887178104 (alk. paper)
- ISBN: 1887178104
- ISBN: 9781887178105
- ISBN: 1887178384
- ISBN: 9781887178389
- Physical Description: viii, 342 pages ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint : ©1996.
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Women in their beds -- Who is it can tell me who I am? -- A dream of fair women -- Soul and money -- The island of Ven -- Lives of the saints -- Stolen pleasures -- The overcoat -- Zenobia -- The woman in the rose-colored dress -- The infinite passion of expectation -- Nights in the gardens of Spain -- Bastille Day -- God and the article writer -- Wilderness fire -- The bystander -- Death of a lesser man -- The search for J. Kruper -- The birthday party -- The cove -- Sublime child -- Around the dear ruin -- The diary of K.W. -- The stone boy -- Anna Lisa's nose -- Works of the imagination -- The mistress -- Lonesome road -- Myra -- The houses of the city -- Nocturne -- Like a motherless child -- The science of life -- Felis catus -- The light at birth.
Thirty-five stories. In The Stone Boy, a boy becomes a different person after accidentally killing his brother, The Infinite Passage of Expectation is on an unfulfilled romance between a girl and a septuagenarian, and A Dream of Fair Women is on cheating in marriage.
PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, 1997.
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Women in Their Beds : New and Selected Stories
Gina/Berriault Women's fiction writer Gina Berriault has written The Lights of the Earth and Women in Their Beds: New and Selected Stories, which won the Gold Medal from the Commonwealth Club of California, the 1996 National Book Club Critics Award for Fiction, and the 1997PEN/Faulkner Award. (Bowker Author Biography)