Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories

Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories

Book - 2016
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"Blume Lempel is a fearless storyteller whose imagination skillfully moves between the realistic and the fantastic, the lyrical and the philosophical. Her subjects like her settings -- Paris, Poland, Brooklyn, Tel Aviv, California -- range widely. A Holocaust survivor speaks to the shadows in her garden; a pious old woman imagines romance; a New York subway commuter forges a bond with a homeless woman; and in the title story, a mother is drawn into a transgressive relationship with her blind son. Lempel's narratives are masterpieces of poetic imagery and startling modernist touches, suffused with an abiding compassions"--
Publisher: Simsbury, Connecticut :, Mandel Vilar Press ;, Takoma Park, Maryland :, Dryad Press,, [2016]
ISBN: 9781942134251
1942134258
Branch Call Number: SS LEMP
Characteristics: xvi, 224 pages ; 22 cm

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