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City Life (edition 1971)

by Donald Barthelme

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Title:City Life
Authors:Donald Barthelme
Info:Bantam Books (1971), Paperback
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I read this book in the early 1970's and was singularly impressed with it. This is the same time that I discovered Borges. The story, "The Glass Mountain", has stayed in my head for forty years. I will try to find this book again. My liking of urban life and some postmodern literature contribute to my wanting to restore this to my library. ( )
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Views of my father weeping --
Paraguay --
The falling dog --
At the Tolstoy Museum --
The policemen's ball --
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The explanation --
Kierkegaard unfair to Schlegel --
The phantom of the opera's friend --
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On angels --
Brain damage --
City life.
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