Paperback / softback
May 1, 1994
9780801848537
English
136
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$28.00 USD, £20.50 GBP
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About the Author

Jean McGarry teaches in The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University. Ocean State is her eighth book of fiction. Dream Date, Gallagher’s Travels, Home at Last, The Very Rich Hours, and Airs of Providence have also been published by Johns Hopkins. Her short stories have appeared in, among other publications, The New Yorker, The Yale Review, Boulevard, and The Southwest Review.

Reviews

Ms. McGarry's stories have the feel of paintings by Edward Hopper. Her characters are solitudinous and lonely, rarely funny, but the often carry with them, even in their defeat, a certain dignity. She is a writer who honors the human condition.

- Baltimore Sun
Johns Hopkins University Press
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Other Titles by Jean McGarry

Ocean State

stories by Jean McGarry
Sep 2010 - Johns Hopkins University Press
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So the Story Goes

edited by John T. Irwin, Jean McGarry, foreword by John Barth
Apr 2005 - The Johns Hopkins University Press
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Dream Date

Jean McGarry
Jun 2002 - Johns Hopkins University Press
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A Longing for Impossible Things

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Water / Music

poems by Peter Filkins
Apr 2021 - Johns Hopkins University Press
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Fabrications

Pamela Painter
Nov 2020 - Johns Hopkins University Press
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At The Breakers

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A Romance of the Republic

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Act of Contrition

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Dec 2021 - University Press of Kentucky
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A Little More than Kin

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