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In the Garden of the North American Martyrs
Tobias Wolff
publisher: Querido, Amsterdam, 1981



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Among the characters you'll find in this collection of twelve stories are a teenage boy who tells morbid lies about his home life, a timid professor who, in the first genuine outburst of her life, pours out her opinions
in spite of a protesting audience, a prudish loner who gives an obnoxious hitchhiker a ride, and an elderly couple on a golden anniversary cruise who endure the offensive conviviality of the ship's social director.

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In the Garden of the North American Martyrs
1981
Among the characters you'll find in this collection of twelve stories are a teenage boy who tells morbid lies about his home life, a timid professor who, in the first genuine outburst of her life, pours out her opinions in spite of a protesting audience, a prudish loner who gives an obnoxious hitchhiker a ride, and an elderly couple on a golden anniversary cruise who endure the offensive conviviality of the ship's social director.
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