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Girl, Balancing & other stories / Helen Dunmore.

Girl, Balancing & other stories / Helen Dunmore.
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ISBN 9781786331496 (paperback)
Author Dunmore, Helen, 1952-2017 author.
Title Girl, Balancing & other stories / Helen Dunmore.
Publisher/Date London : Hutchinson, 2018.
Pagination etc. xii, 368 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents note THE NINA STORIES: Cradling -- The Towel -- The White Horse -- Girl, Balancing -- THE PRESENT: Taken in Shadows -- Esther to Fanny -- Where to Keep My Faith -- A Thousand Roses -- Hamid in the Playhouse -- Whales and Seals -- ALl Those Personal Survival Medals -- A Night Out -- Portait of Auntie Binbag, with Ribbons -- About the First World War -- A view from the Observatory -- Count from the Spanish -- In China this Would Not Happen -- A Very Fine House -- Duty-free -- Chocolate for Later -- The Medina -- Wolves of Memory -- The Musicians of Ingo -- Frost at Midnight -- THE PAST: Rose, 1944 -- Protection -- A Silver Cigar in the Sky -- Dancers' Feet -- With Shackleton -- At the Institute with KM -- Grace Poole Her Testimony -- The Landlubbers Lying Down Below -- Writ in Water.
Summary Note The author explores the fragile ties between familial love, motherhood, friendship and grief. Capturing the passion, joy, loss, longing and loneliness we encounter as we navigate our way through life, each story sets out on a journey, of adventure, new beginnings, reflection and contemplation. With her extraordinary imagination and masterful storytelling, Girl, Balancing & Other Stories offers us a deep insight into the human condition and our place in history.
Subject Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
Short stories.
Shelf Location F DUNM
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