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Under the 82nd Airborne

Stories

Deborah Eisenberg

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Seven knowing, witty stories from the widely praised author of Transactions in a Foreign Currency.

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Under the 82nd Airborne
A CAUTIONARY TALE 
 
"STOP THAT, STUART," PATTY said as Stuart struggled with the suitcases, which were way too heavy for him, she thought. (Almost everything was way too heavy for Stuart.) "Just put those down. Besides," Patty said, "where will you go? You don't have anyplace to go." But Stuart took her hand and held it for a moment against his closed eyes, and despite the many occasions when Patty had wanted him to go, and the several occasions when she had tried to make him go, despite the fact that he was at his most enragingly pathetic, for once she
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  • Deborah Eisenberg

  • Deborah Eisenberg is the author of four collections of stories. She is the recipient of a MacArthur Genius Grant, a Whiting Writers’ Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She has taught at the University of Virginia since 1994, where she is currently a professor of creative writing.

  • Deborah Eisenberg Diana Michener
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Under the 82nd Airborne

Stories

Deborah Eisenberg

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