My Life Among the Apes

Paperback | August 3, 2012

byCary Fagan

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Cary Fagan began his literary career writing short stories, and now, after five novels, he returns to his first love. A woman leaves her husband, a retired judge, when he refuses to give up his passion for performing as a magician ("The Floating Wife"). A young man exiled from the downtown arts scene finds himself living in the suburbs in a community of new immigrants ("Shit Box"). A widow moves to New York to confront the woman who was her late husband's mistress ("The Brooklyn Revenge"). A bank manager in a bad situation turns to his childhood obsession with Jane Goodall for inspiration ("My Life Among the Apes").

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Cary Fagan began his literary career writing short stories, and now, after five novels, he returns to his first love. A woman leaves her husband, a retired judge, when he refuses to give up his passion for performing as a magician ("The Floating Wife"). A young man exiled from the downtown arts scene finds himself living in the suburbs...

Cary Fagan is the author of 'Valentine's Fall' (finalist for the Toronto Book Award), 'The Mermaid of Paris', 'Felix Roth' and other novels as well as many books for children. His short stories have been included in 'Best Canadian Stories' and other anthologies. His writing has received two Jewish Book Awards, a Mr. Christie Silver Med...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 8 × 5.28 × 0.49 inPublished:August 3, 2012Publisher:Cormorant BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1770860878

ISBN - 13:9781770860872

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