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The High Places


The High Places( )
Author: McFarlane, Fiona
Publication Date:May 2016
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.00
Book Description:

What a terrible thing at a time like this: to own a house, and the trees around it. Janet sat rigid in her seat. The plane lifted from the city and her house fell away, consumed by the other houses. Janet worried about her own particular garden and her emptied refrigerator and her lamps that had been timed to come on at six.

So begins "Mycenae," a story inThe High Places, Fiona McFarlane's first story collection. Her stories skip across continents, eras, and...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.81 x 8.57 x 1.01 Inches
Book Weight:0.88 Pounds
Author Biography
McFarlane, Fiona (Author)
Fiona McFarlane was born in Sydney, Australia in 1978. She received a PhD from Cambridge University and an MFA from the University of Texas at Austin. Her work has appeared in several publications including The New Yorker. Her books include The Night Guest and The High Places, which won the Steele Rudd Award for a Short Story Collection at the Queensland Literary Awards in 2016 and the Dylan Thomas Prize in 2017.


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