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Contemporary Fiction | Notable Fiction of 1993

Selections from the New York Times Book Review
December 5, 1993

Adams, Alice. Almost Perfect. New York: A.A. Knopf, 1993.
PS3551.D19A75 1993
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Agee, Jonis. Strange Angels. New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1993.
PS3551.G3S92 1993
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Allende, Isabel. The Infinite Plan: A Novel; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. New York, N.Y.: HarperCollins Publishers, c1993.
PQ8099.A4P721P37 1993
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Astley, Thea. The Slow Natives. New York: Putnam's, 1993.
PR6001.S88S63 1993
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Atwood, Margaret Eleanor. The Robber Bride. New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, c1993.
PR6001.T93R65 1993
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Banville, John. Ghosts. New York: Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993.
PR6052.A63G42 1993
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Barnes, Julian. The Porcupine. London: J. Cape, 1992.
PR6052.A73P83 1992
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Bausch, Richard. Rebel Powers. Boston: Houghton Mifflin/Seymour Lawrence, 1993.
PS3552.A92R29 1993
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Baxter, Charles. Shadow Play: A Novel. New York: Norton, c1993.
PS3552.A925S52 1993
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Beckett, Samuel. Dream of Fair to Middling Women; edited by Eoin O'Brien and Edith Fournier ; foreword by Eoin O'Brien. New York: Arcade Publishing in association with Riverrun Press : distributed by Little, Brown, 1992.
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Bell, Madison Smartt. Save Me, Joe Louis. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1993.
PS3552.E33S3 1993
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Bergman, Ingmar. The Best Intentions: A Novel; translated from the Swedish by Joan Tate. New York: Arcade Pub., c1993.
PT9875.B56G571T217 1993
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Boswell, Robert. Mystery ride. New York: Knopf: Distributed by Random House, 1993.
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Boyle, T. Coraghessan. Road to Wellville: A Novel. New York: Viking, 1993.
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Brink, Andre Philippus. Cape of Storms: The First Life of Adamastor: A Story. New York: Simon & Schuster, c1993.
PR9369.3.B7C23 1993
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Brookner, Anita. Fraud. New York: Random House, c1992.
PR6052.R65F78 1992
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Bryce Echenique A World for Julius: A Novel; translated from the Spanish by Dick Gerdes. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1992.
PQ8498.12.R95M961G3 1992
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Byatt, A.S. Angels and Insects. London: Chatto & Windus, 1992.
PR6003.Y3A8 1992
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Calasso, Roberto. The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony; translated from the Italian by Tim Parks. New York: Knopf, 1993.
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Castillo, Ana. So Far from God: A Novel. New York: W.W. Norton, c1993.
PS3553.A842S67 1993
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Catala, Victor. Solitude: A Novel; translated from the Catalan with a preface by David H. Rosenthal. Columbia, La.: Readers International, c1992.
PC394.A7S701R8 1992
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Cela, Camilo Jose. Mazurka for Two Dead Men; translated by Patricia Haugaard. New York: New Directions Pub. Corp., 1992.
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Chernoff, Maxine. Signs of Devotion: Stories. New York: Simon & Schuster, c1993.
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Childress, Mark. Crazy in Alabama. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, c1993.
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Collins, Michael. The Man Who Dreamt of Lobsters. New York: Random House, c1993.
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Colwin, Laurie. A Big Storm Knocked It Over: A Novel. New York: HarperCollins, c1993.
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Conroy, Frank. Body & Soul. Boston: Houghton Mifflin/Seymour Lawrence, 1993.
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Coomer, Joe. The Loop. Boston: Faber and Faber, c1992.
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Coyle, Beverly. In Troubled Waters. New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1993.
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Dobyns, Stephen. The Wrestler's Cruel Study: A Novel. New York: W.W. Norton, c1993.
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Doerr, Harriet. Consider This, Senora. New York: Harcourt Brace, c1993.
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Dorris, Michael. Working Men: stories. New York: H. Holt, 1993.
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Duras, Marguerite. The North China Lover; translated by Leigh Hafrey. New York: New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, c1992.
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Elkin, Stanley. Van Gogh's Room at Arles: Three Novellas. New York: Hyperion, c1993.
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Erickson, Steve. Arc d'X. New York: Poseidon Press, c1993.
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Eugenides, Jeffrey. The Virgin Suicides. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1993.
PS3555.U26V81 1993
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Fallaci, Oriana. Inshallah; translation by Oriana Fallaci from a translation by James Marcus. New York: Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, 1992.
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Fitzpatrick, Nina. Fables of the Irish Intelligentsia. New York: Penguin Books, 1993.
PR6056.I45F12 1993
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Forrest, Leon. Divine Days: A Novel. Chicago, IL: Another Chicago Press, c1992.
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Frayn, Michael. Now You Know. London ; New York: Viking, 1992.
PR6011.R3N94 1992
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Freed, Lynn. The Bungalow: A Novel. New York: Poseidon Press, c1993.
PR9369.3.F68B94 1993
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Frucht, Abby. Are You Mine?. New York: Grove Press, 1993.
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Gaines, Ernest J. A Lesson Before Dying. New York: A. A. Knopf: Distribued by Random House, Inc., 1993.
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Gallant, Mavis. Across the Bridge: Stories. New York: Random House, c1993.
PR6013.A35A7 1993
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Garcia Marquez, Gabriel. Strange Pilgrims: Twelve Stories; translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman.
PQ817.G4D631G8 1993
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Gibbons, Kaye. Charms for the Easy Life. New York: Putnam, c1993.
PS3557.I16C48 1993
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Goldberg, Myra Whistling and Other Stories. Cambridge, Mass.: Zoland Books, c1993.
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Gordon, Mary. The Rest of Life: Three Novellas. New York: Viking, 1993.
PS3557.O665R43 1993
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Gray, Alasdair Poor Things: Episodes from the Early Life of Archibald McCandless M.D., Scottish public health officer / edited by Alasdair Gray. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1992.
PR6057.R26P82 1992
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Gunesekera, Romesh. Monkfish Moon New Delhi: Penguin Books in association with Granta Books, London ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1992.
PR9440.9.G86M6 1992
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Hall, Rodney. The Grisly Wife. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, c1993.
PR6015.A398G86 1993
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Harrison, Kathryn. Exposure. New York: Random House, c1993.
PS3558.A766E92 1993
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Heath, Roy A. K. From the Heat of the Day: A Novel. London: Allison & Busby, 1979.
PR9320.9.H4F9 1979
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Henley, Patricia. The Secret of Cartwheels: Short Stories. Saint Paul, Minn.: Graywolf Press, c1992.
PS3558.E61S44 1992
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Herling-Grudzinski, Gustaw. The Island: Three Tales; translated by Ronald Strom. New York: Viking, 1993.
PG7158.H55A2S9 1993
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PG7158.H55A2S9 1990 [London edition]
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Hijuelos, Oscar. The Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez O'Brien: A Novel. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1993.
PS3558.I436F78 1993
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Hill, Carol DeChellis. Henry James' Midnight Song. New York: Poseidon Press, c1993.
PS3558.I4372H52 1993
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Hobhouse, Janet. The Furies. New York: Doubleday, c1993.
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Homes, A. M. In a Country of Mothers. New York: Knopf, 1993.
PS3558.O56I35 1993
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Johnson, Denis Jesus' Son: Stories. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1992.
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Jones, Thom. The Pugilist at Rest. Boston: Little, Brown, c1993.
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Keneally, Thomas. Woman of the Inner Sea. New York: Doubleday, c1993.
PR6021.E46W87 1993
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Kingsolver, Barbara. Pigs in Heaven: A Novel. New York: HarperCollins, c1993.
PS3561.I55P63 1993
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Klima, Ivan. Judge on Trial; translated from the Czech by A.G. Brain. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993.
PG5038.K61S721B82 1993
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Kruger, Michael The Man in the Tower: A Novel; translated by Leslie Willson. New York: G. Braziller, 1993.
PT2671.R84M281W74 1993
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Leavitt, David. While England Sleeps / David Leavitt. New York: Viking, 1993.
PS3562.E195W57 1993
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Lightman, Alan P. Einstein's Dreams. New York: Pantheon Books, c1993.
S3562.I25E35 1993
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Limon, Graciela. In Search of Bernabe. Houston, Tex.: Arte Publico Press, 1993.
PS3562.I324I35 1993
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Lively, Penelope Cleopatra's Sister: A Novel. New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, c1993.
PR6062.I91C62 1993
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Mackay, Shena. A Bowl of Cherries. Mt. Kisco, N.Y.: Moyer Bell, c1992.
PR6063.A2025B78 1992
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Malouf, David. Remembering Babylon. New York: Pantheon Books, c1993.
PR6063.A45R39 1993
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Mason, Bobbie Ann. Feather Crowns: A Novel. New York: HarperCollins, c1993.
PS3563.A81F28 1993
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Masters, Olga Loving Daughters. New York: Norton, 1993.
PR9619.3.M289L9 1993
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McCabe, Pat The Butcher Boy. New York: Fromm International Pub. Corp., 1993.
PR6063.A168B98 1993
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McGahern, John. The Collected Stories. New York: Knopf, 1993, c1992.
PR6063.A174A18 1993
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McGrath, Patrick. Dr. Haggard's Disease. New York: Poseidon Press, c1993.
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McMurtry, Larry. Streets of Laredo: A Novel. New York: Simon and Schuster, c1993.
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McNally, T. M. Until Your Heart Stops. New York: Villard Books, 1993.
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Miller, Sue For Love. New York: HarperCollins, c1993.
PS3563.I299F69 1993
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Millhauser, Steven. Little Kngdoms: Three Novellas. New York: Poseidon Press, c1993.
PS3563.I3A59 1993
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Moore, Brian No Other Life. New York: N.A. Talese, c1993.
PR6025.O628N6 1993
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Morris, Mary A Mother's Love New York: N.A. Talese, c1993.
PS3563.O733M91 1993
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Mukherjee, Bharati. The Holder of the World: a Novel. New York: Knopf : distributed by Random House, 1993.
PR9499.3.M91H65 1993
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Muske-Dukes, Carol. Saving St. Germ. New York: Viking, 1993.
PS3563.U85S26 1993
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Ng, Fae Myenne Bon. New York: Hyperion, c1993.
PS3564.G2B7 1993
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Norfolk, Lawrence. Lempriere's Dictionary. New York: Harmony Books, c1991.
PR6064.O67L59 1992
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Oates, Joyce Carol. Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang. New York: Dutton, c1993.
PS3529.A86F79 1993
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Parker, Michael Hello Down There: A Novel. New York: Scribner; Toronto: Maxwell Macmillan Canada; New York: Maxwell Macmillan International, c1993.
PR6066.A6H47 1993
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Pavic, Milorad. The Inner Side of the Wind, or The Novel of Hero and Leander; translated from the Serbo-Croatian by Christina Pribicevic-Zoric. New York: Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993.
PG1418.P3U621P94 1993
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Payne, David. Ruin Creek. New York: Doubleday, c1993.
PS3566.A94R9 1993
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Pearson, T. R. Cry Me a River. New York: H. Holt, 1993.
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Peck, Dale. Martin and John: A Novel. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1993.
PS3566.E255M38 1993
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Pesetsky, Bette Cast a Spell. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., c1993.
PS3566.E75C34 1993
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Price, Reynolds. The Collected Stories. New York: Atheneum; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada; New York: Maxwell Macmillan International, 1993.
PS3531.R435A59 1993
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Prose, Francine The Peaceable Kingdom : stories. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1993.
PS3566.R79P35 1993
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Proulx, Annie. The Shipping News. New York: Scribner; Toronto: Maxwell Macmillan Canada; New York: Maxwell Macmillan International, c1993.
PS3566.R82S55 1993
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Reed, Ishmael Japanese by Spring. New York: Atheneum; Toronto: Maxwell Macmillan Canada; New York: Maxwell Macmillan International, 1993.
PS3535.E275J36 1993
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Roth, Philip. Operation Shylock: A Confession. New York: Simon & Schuster, c1993.
PS3535.O86O61 1993
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Schine, Cathleen. Rameau's Niece. New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1993.
PS3569.C483R17 1993
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Seth, Vikram A suitable Boy: A Novel. New York, NY: HarperCollins, c1993.
PR9499.3.S38S830 1993
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Shacochis, Bob. Swimming in the Volcano: A Novel. New York: Scribner's ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1993.
PS3569.H12S96 1993
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Sherwood, Frances Vindication. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1993.
PS3569.H551V77 1993
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Smith, Charlie. Chimney Rock. New York: H. Holt, 1993.
PS3569.M645C53 1993
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Steiner, George. Proofs and Three Parables. New York: Granta Books in association with Penguin Books, 1993.
PR6037.T31P96 1993
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Styron, William A Tidewater Morning: Three Tales from Youth. New York: Random House, c1993.
PS3537.T96T55 1993
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Tallent, Elizabeth Honey: Stories. New York: Knopf, 1993.
PS3570.A398H77 1993
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Taylor, Peter Hillsman. The Oracle at Stoneleigh Court: Stories. New York: A.A. Knopf, 1993.
PS3539.A967O63 1993
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Thomas, Rosanne Daryl. The Angel Carver. New York: Random House, c1993.
PS3570.H429A69 1993
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Toibin, Colm. The Heather Blazing. New York: Viking, 1993.
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PR6070.O455H4 1995
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Tondelli, Pier Vittorio. Separate Rooms; translated by Simon Pleasance. London: Serpent's Tail, 1992.
PQ4880.O47T6613 1992
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Tremain, Rose. Sacred Country. New York : Atheneum: Maxwell Macmillan International, 1993.
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Vollmann, William T. Butterfly Stories: A Novel. 1st Grove Press ed. New York: Grove Press, c1993.
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Weldon, Fay. Trouble. New York: Viking, 1993.
PR6045.E525A68 1993
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Wilcox, James. Guest of a Sinner: A Novel. New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, c1993.
PS3573.I247G9 1993
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Winterson, Jeanette Written on the Body. Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 1992.
PR6073.I61W92 1992
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Woiwode, Larry. Silent Passengers : stories. New York: Atheneum; Toronto: Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, 1993.
PS3545.O35S58 1993
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Wolf, Christa. What Remains and Other Stories; translated by Heike Schwarzbauer and Rick Takvorian. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1993.
PT2647.O43A2S39 1993
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Yglesias, Rafael. Fearless. New York: Warner Books, c1993.
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