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People I Wanted to be
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People I Wanted to be (Paperback)

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From the Russian couple haunted by the ghosts of children they never had, to the man who buys a mynah bird in the hope of saving his marriage, these are people who feel that their lives are loose skins they've not quite grown into and perhaps won't ever fit. The world they inhabit is one of half-forgotten dreams and unwhispered yearning. And yet each of them is about to embark upon a journey in which inspiration is found in the most unlikely places, reality is catapulted to the edge of the possible, and even the blackest despair can be illuminated by small, improbable miracles.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Granta Books Publication Date: 13/07/2006 ISBN-13: 9781846270086  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Born in 1970, GINA OCHSNER has worked as a dog-walker, a substitute teacher, and in a shop selling cheese and puppets, and now lives in western Oregon with her husband and four children. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker and received numerous literary awards in America. This is her UK debut.

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