The Melting Pot and Other Subversive StorieseBook - 1987 | First edition.
A dynamic collection of stories that portrays different generations and explores various genres with compassion and dry wit In The Melting Pot, nothing is ever what it seems. In these short stories from critically acclaimed author Lynne Sharon Schwartz, characters grapple with the desires and needs of daily life, no matter how absurd or mundane. In the title story, a woman finally reveals her tangled family history to her widowed lover. In another tale, an ageing womanizer undergoes more than just a midlife crisis. In “So You’re Going to Have a New Body!” a woman experiences a surreal surgical sterilization. The Melting Pot demonstrates Schwartz’s many talents coalescing into a determined and striking whole.
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, 
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©1987
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (230 pages).