The beloved debut story collection from the New York Times-bestselling author of The Vacationers. In Other People We Married, Straub creates characters as recognizable as a best friend, and follows them through moments of triumph and transformation with wit, vulnerability, and dazzling insight. In aSome People Must Really Fall in Love, a an assistant professor takes halting steps into the awkward world of office politics while harboring feelings for a freshman student. Two sisters struggle with old assumptions about each other as they stumble to build a new relationship in aA Map of Modern Palm Springs.a In aPuttanesca, a two widows move tentatively forward, still surrounded by ghosts and disappointments from the past. These twelve stories, filled with sharp humor, emotional acuity, and joyful language, announce the arrival of a major new talent. From the Trade Paperback edition.They would slop up their applesauce and macaroni and cheese and not believe their luck. Abraham could do that to people, make them feel important, like they had something interesting to say. She took a breath and rounded the ... She looked through the glass-paned door at her father. Abraham, or rather Walt, wasn a#39;t justanbsp;...
|Title||:||Other People We Married|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2012-02-07|