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My Father's Tears and Other Stories

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A beautiful, moving collection of short stories, in many of which Updike revisits the haunts of his childhood from the vantage point of old age. In "Fiftieth" old friends reconnect at a class reunion, and one of them is left wondering, 'What does it mean: the enormity of having been children and now being old, living next to death.' In the story "The Full Glass" the protagonist describes somewhat ruefully the rituals of old age. Before going to bed, he raises his nightly water glass 'drinking a toast to the visible world, ...

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My Father's Tears and Other Stories
2015, Brilliance Audio

ISBN-13: 9781501284724

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My Father's Tears: And Other Stories
2010, Random House Trade, New York

ISBN-13: 9780345513809

Trade paperback

My Father's Tears and Other Stories
2010, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141042596

Mass-market paperback

My Father's Tears and Other Stories
2009, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307271563

Hardcover

My Father's Tears and Other Stories
2009, Hamish Hamilton Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780241144596

Hardcover

My Father's Tears and Other Stories
2009, Brilliance Audio

ISBN-13: 9781423397922

Audiobook CD

My Father's Tears and Other Stories
2009, Brilliance Audio

ISBN-13: 9781423397939

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Audiobook CD

My Father's Tears and Other Stories
2009, Brilliance Audio

ISBN-13: 9781423397953

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