Fresh complaint : stories / Jeffrey Eugenides.
- ISBN: 9781427289223
- ISBN: 1427289220
- Physical Description: 7 audio discs (8 hr.) ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Macmillan Audio, 
- Copyright: ℗2017
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Complainers -- Air mail -- Baster -- Early music -- Timeshare -- Find the bad guy -- The oracular vulva -- Capricious gardens -- Great experiment -- Fresh complaint.
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Read by Jeffrey Eugenides, Ari Fliakos, and Cynthia Nixon.
This collection of stories presents characters in the midst of personal and national emergencies. We meet a failed poet who, envious of other people's wealth during the real-estate bubble, becomes an embezzler; a clavichordist whose dreams of art founder under the obligations of marriage and fatherhood; a sexually confused college freshman whose encounter with a stranger on a train leads to a revelation about his past and his future; and a high school student whose wish to escape the strictures of her immigrant family lead her to a drastic decision that upends the life of a middle-aged British physicist.
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