The stories in Kalpakian's newest collection are traditional in that they inform as well as entertain. Most are acutely observed studies of character, with character becoming plot as entire lives unfold
The stories in Kalpakian's newest collection are traditional in that they inform as well as entertain. Most are acutely observed studies of character, with character becoming plot as entire lives unfold. Thus, in "A Christmas Cordial" we begin to understand the life of spinster Louisa Wyatt, who lives alone in a suburb of London.
Laura Anne Kalpakian (born June 28, 1945) is an American author. She has also published under the pen names Juliet Fitzgerald and Carenna Jane Greye. She is known for her work in the memoir genre. Kalpakian was born in Long Beach, California, the daughter of Peggy (Kalpakian), a secretary, and William Johnson, a technical representative. She grew up in southern California. She earned her undergraduate degree from University of California, Riverside in 1967.
The Battle of Manila - Wine, women, and song - A Christmas cordial - Bones of contention - Sonnet - Dark Continent. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.
Start by marking Dark Continent and Other Stories as Want to Read . The stories in this book were a surprise - well written, with some interesting eccentric characters and intriguing story lines.
Start by marking Dark Continent and Other Stories as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. The six hearty old-fashioned tales in Kalpakian's ( Crescendo ; Fair Augusto ) current collection have the feel of the Saturday Evening Post. Most are set in small towns in Idaho and California.
Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780140116229.
Bibliographic Details. Title: Dark Continent & Other Stories. Publisher: Viking Penguin, New York, NY, .
DJ glossy with color-illustration of woman on bed, dark brown spine and back. DJ and book, both Very Fine. Bibliographic Details. Publication Date: 1989.
According to PW, "Readers disaffected with trendy, minimalist, new-age fiction may enjoy Kalpakian's frankly sentimental storytelling.
By (author) Laura Kalpakian. A rich collection of short stories about love and loss in an anthology that includes "The Battle of Manila" and "A Christmas Cordial" show more. Format Hardback 352 pages. Close X. Learn about new offers and get more deals by joining our newsletter.
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