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For Single Mothers Working as Train Conductors

Author: Laura Esther Wolfson; Project Muse.
Publisher: Iowa City : University Of Iowa Press, 2018.
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Winner of the Iowa Prize for Literary Nonfiction"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Named Person: Laura Esther Wolfson; Laura Esther Wolfson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Esther Wolfson; Project Muse.
ISBN: 9781609385828 1609385829
OCLC Number: 1035545396
Description: 1 online resource (pages cm.)
Contents: For Single Mothers Working as Train Conductors --
The Husband Method --
Climbing Montmartre --
Proust at Rush Hour --
"Whose Mom Are You?" --
The Bagels in the Snowflake --
Haunting Synagogues --
The Book of Disaster --
Russian Afternoons --
On the Couch --
Infelicities of Style --
Losing the Nobel --
Other Incidents in the Precinct.
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: Laura Esther Wolfson.

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