Trust Me

Trust Me

Short Stories

Book - 1987
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Random House, Inc.
The theme of trust, betrayed or fulfilled, runs through this collection of short stories: Parents lead children into peril, husbands abandon wives, wives manipulate husbands, and time undermines all. Love pangs, a favorite subject of the author, take on a new urgency as earthquakes, illnesses, lost wallets, and deaths of distant friends besiege his aging heroes and heroines. One man loves his wife’s twin, and several men love the imagined bliss of their pasts; one woman takes an impotent lover, and another must administer her father’s death. Bourgeois comforts and youthful convictions are tenderly seen as certain to erode: “Man,” as one of these stories concludes, “was not meant to abide in paradise.”

Baker & Taylor
Parents lead children into peril, a man loves his wife's twin, and a woman must administer her father's death in this collection of short stories exploring the theme of trust, both betrayed and fulfilled

Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1987
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780394558332
0394558332
Characteristics: 302 p. ; 21 cm

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