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Gaitskill, Mary

Summary: From the author of Veronica, a finalist for the National Book Award for fiction, comes Mary Gaitskill's most poignant and powerful work yet: the story of a Dominican girl, the white woman who introduces her to riding, and the horse who changes everything for her. Velveteen Vargas is an eleven-year-old from Brooklyn who is granted a summer vacation in the country, courtesy of the nonprofit Fresh...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2016

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Gaitskill, Mary

Contents: College town, 1980 -- Folk song -- Old virgin -- Agonized face -- Mirror ball -- Today I'm yours -- Little boy -- Arms and legs of the lake -- Description -- Don't cry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2009

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Gaitskill, Mary

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Summary: Mary Gaitskill returns with a luminous new collection of stories-her first in more than ten years. In "College Town l980," young people adrift in Ann Arbor, Michigan, debate the meaning of personal strength at the start of the Reagan era; in the urban fairy tale "Mirrorball," a young man steals a girl's soul during a one-night stand; and in "The Little Boy," a woman haunted by the death of her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Gaitskill, Mary

Summary: "Velveteen Vargas is eleven years old, a Fresh Air Fund kid from Brooklyn. Her host family is a couple in upstate New York: Ginger, a failed artist and shakily recovered alcoholic, and her academic husband, Paul. Gaitskill illuminates their shifting relationships over several years, as well as Velvet's encounter with the horses at the stable down the road. Mare is the story of a girl and a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAI

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Gaitskill, Mary

Summary: The friendship between Alison, a young woman struggling with her ruined career as a fashion model, and Veronica, an older eccentric and proofreader, survives Alison's return to the world of fashion and Veronica's battle with AIDS.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAI

Summary: Lee Holloway has a few strikes against her when she applies for a secretarial position at the law office of E. Edward Grey. At first the work seems quite normal, but soon, in between typing, filing and coffee making, Lee and Mr. Grey embark on a more personal relationship together, crossing the lines of conduct that would give and human resourses director the vapors.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Studio Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE SEC