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By Bel Kaufman

A new selection of brief tales from the bestselling writer of Up the Down Staircase


La Tigresse and different brief tales
collects Bel Kaufman’s brief tales jointly for the 1st time—and introduces 8 tales by no means sooner than released. within the name piece, first released in Esquire in 1948, an getting older femme fatale reveals herself eventually figuring out what it skill to actually love anyone while she meets—and has a brief affair with—a undeniable, balding Frenchman who affectionately calls her “la tigresse.” In her tale “From a Teacher’s Wastebasket,”Kaufman unearths the origins of her bestselling novel Up the Down Staircase. In “Varya,” we benefit from the tale of a free-spirited, determinedly confident Russian immigrant who wins over an individual who crosses her direction. In her deft, perceptive tales, Kaufman embraces the significance of pleasure and of dwelling lifestyles to the fullest.

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