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Birds of a lesser paradise : stories / Megan Mayhew Bergman.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781451643350 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1451643357 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781451643367 (trade paper)
  • ISBN: 1451643365 (trade paper)
  • Description: 224 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Scribner hardcover ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2012.

Available copies

  • 9 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

1 current hold with 9 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Danvers Adult Fiction Fic / Bergman (Text to phone) Available -
Everett - Shute Memorial Adult Fiction FIC/Bergman (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Fiction FICTION/Bergman (Text to phone) Available -
Melrose Adult Fiction (Main Floor) Fiction Bergman (Text to phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Lawrence Campus Stacks PS3602.E7556 B57 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Fiction Fiction/ Bergman (Text to phone) Available -
Reading Adult Fiction FICTION BER (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Fiction FIC/BERGMAN (Text to phone) Available -
Swampscott Harris Room Fic Bergman, M. (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Contents Note: Housewifely arts -- The cow that milked herself -- Birds of a lesser paradise -- Saving face -- Yesterday's whales -- Another story she won't believe -- The urban coop -- The right company -- Night hunting -- Every vein a tooth -- The artificial heart -- The two-thousand-dollar sock.
Summary: Exploring the way our choices and relationships are shaped by the menace and beauty of the natural world, Megan Mayhew Bergman's powerful and heartwarming collection captures the surprising moments when the pull of our biology becomes evident, when love or fear collide with good sense, or when our attachment to an animal or wild place can't be denied.
Subject: Biology in literature.
Short stories, American.

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