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On sale May 23, 2016 | 32 Pages | 978-1-101-97436-0
A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection
 
The classic, often-humorous, and lyrical short story from literary giant Lorrie Moore’s much-celebrated third collection of stories, Birds of America, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist.
 
In a comically disappointing attempt to revive their marriage, a seasoned couple moves into what appears to be a charming farmhouse near a nature conservatory and a zoo. But, not so. There, Ruth must desperately crusade against infestations of raccoons, crows, and teenagers that plague her new home. 
 
An ebook short.
© John Foley / Opale / Bridgeman Images
LORRIE MOORE is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University. She is the recipient of a Lannan Foundation Fellowship, as well as the PEN/Malamud Award and the Rea Award for her achievement in the short story. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee. View titles by Lorrie Moore

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A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection
 
The classic, often-humorous, and lyrical short story from literary giant Lorrie Moore’s much-celebrated third collection of stories, Birds of America, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist.
 
In a comically disappointing attempt to revive their marriage, a seasoned couple moves into what appears to be a charming farmhouse near a nature conservatory and a zoo. But, not so. There, Ruth must desperately crusade against infestations of raccoons, crows, and teenagers that plague her new home. 
 
An ebook short.

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© John Foley / Opale / Bridgeman Images
LORRIE MOORE is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University. She is the recipient of a Lannan Foundation Fellowship, as well as the PEN/Malamud Award and the Rea Award for her achievement in the short story. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee. View titles by Lorrie Moore

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