Dreaming in Polish

Dreaming in Polish

by Aimee Bender

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Overview

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection
 
The old man and the old woman always dreamed the same dreams. Everyone in Celia’s town knows the couple, married sixty years, with wrinkled skin down to their wrists—but one summer, while Celia takes care of her father, refusing to join her mother on the next leg of their concentration camp museum tour, the old man and the old woman start prophesying, and the town is forever changed.  

“Dreaming in Polish” invites the reader to look at the world through Aimee Bender’s unique funhouse vision, a world twisted on its axis yet as gloriously tangible as real life. A selection from her debut collection The Girl in the Flammable Skirt, hailed by the New York Times and Los Angeles Times as one of the best books of the year.   

An eBook short.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101970010
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/22/2015
Series: A Vintage Short
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 16
File size: 743 KB

About the Author

Aimee Bender is the author of the novels The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake—a New York Times bestseller—and An Invisible Sign of My Own, and of the collections The Girl in the Flammable Skirt, Willful Creatures, and The Color Master. Her works have been widely anthologized and have been translated into sixteen languages. She lives in Los Angeles.

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