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Title The Decameron project : 29 new stories from the pandemic / The New York Times Magazine.

Publication Info. Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2021.


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  LP DECAMERON    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Large Print Materials  LP FIC DECAMERON    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Large Print Materials  LP DECAMERON    Check Shelf
Edition Large print edition.
Description 371 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Physical Medium large print. rda
Series Thorndike Press large print core
Thorndike Press large print core series.
Summary Presents a collection of short stories originally commissioned by "The New York Times Magazine" as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world, from twenty-nine authors including Margaret Atwood, Tommy Orange, Edwidge Danticat, and more, in a project inspired by Boccaccio's "The Decameron."
Contents Preface / Caitlin Roper -- Introduction / Rivka Galchen -- Recognition / Victor LaValle -- A blue sky like this / Mona Awad -- The walk / Kamila Shamsie -- Tales from the LA. River / Colm Tóibín -- Clinical notes / Liz Moore -- The team / Tommy Orange -- The rock / Leïla Slimani -- Impatient Griselda / Margaret Atwood -- Under the magnolia / Yiyun Li -- Outside / Etgar Keret -- Keepsakes / Andrew O'Hagan -- The girl with the big red suitcase / Rachel Kushner -- The morningside / Téa Obreht -- Screen time / Alejandro Zambra -- How we used to play / Dinaw Mengestu -- Line 19 Woodstock/Glisan / Karen Russell -- If wishes was horses / David Mitchell -- Systems / Charles Yu -- The perfect travel buddy / Paolo Giordano -- An obliging robber / Mia Couto -- Sleep / Uzodinma Iweala -- The cellar / Dina Nayeri -- That time at my brother's wedding / Laila Lalami -- The time of death, the death of time / Julián Fuks -- Prudent girls / Rivers Solomon -- Origin story / Matthew Baker -- To the wall / Esi Edugyan -- Barcelona: open city / John Wray -- One thing / Edwidge Danticat.
Subject Large type books.
COVID-19 (Disease) -- Fiction.
Short stories, American.
FICTION / Anthologies (multiple authors).
FICTION / Disaster.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / American / General.
COVID-19 (Disease) (OCoLC)fst01984643
Short stories, American. (OCoLC)fst01117064
Genre/Form Large type books.
Short stories. (OCoLC)fst01726740
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Short stories.
Added Author LaValle, Victor, 1972- Recognition.
Awad, Mona. Blue sky like this.
Shamsie, Kamila, 1973- Walk.
Tóibín, Colm, 1955- Tales from the L.A. River.
Moore, Liz, 1983- Clinical notes.
Orange, Tommy, 1982- Team.
Slimani, Leïla, 1981- Rock.
Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Impatient Griselda.
Li, Yiyun, 1972- Under the magnolia.
Keret, Etgar, 1967- Outside.
O'Hagan, Andrew, 1968- Keepsakes.
Kushner, Rachel. Girl with big red suitcase.
Obreht, Téa. Morningside.
Zambra, Alejandro, 1975- Screen time.
Mengestu, Dinaw, 1978- How we used to play.
Russell, Karen, 1981- Line 19 Woodstock/Glisan.
Mitchell, David (David Stephen). If wishes was horses.
Yu, Charles, 1976- Systems.
Giordano, Paolo, 1982- Perfect travel buddy.
Couto, Mia, 1955- Obliging Robber.
Iweala, Uzodinma. Sleep.
Nayeri, Dina. Cellar.
Lalami, Laila, 1968- That time at my brother's wedding.
Fuks, Julián. Time of death, the death of time.
Solomon, Rivers. Prudent girls.
Baker, Matthew, 1985- Origin story.
Edugyan, Esi. To the wall.
Wray, John, 1971- Barcelona: Open city.
Danticat, Edwidge, 1969- One thing.
Added Title New York times.
ISBN 9781432886769 (large print) (hardcover)
1432886762 (large print) (hardcover)
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