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Love Among the Greats

Winner of the first annual Spokane Prize for Short Fiction, Love Among the Greats is a magnificent world tour of characters, tones, and fictional structures, all of them brought with a stunning restraint and clarity reminiscent of Joyce’s Dubliners. Edith Pearlman’s characters are children, old women, young men, rabbis, toy makers, lovers, invalids, immigrants, schmoozers, angels, and fools; all of them perfectly real and accessible, all of them drawn with a kind of comic quietude that only excellent writers can sustain.

152 pages | 5 1/2 x 8 1/2


Table of Contents

The Jigsaw Table • Fidelity • ToyFolk • Allog • Chance • Accomodators • Love Among the Greats • Neighbors • Big Fish • Fitting • The Thought of You • Tess’s Team • Sonya’s Place

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