Come to Me by Amy Bloom

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A first collection of short stories features tales of psychiatrists crossing professional boundaries, a small girl in need of love, a frightened father in need of redemption, and wives who become mistresses.

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Published April 13, 1994 by Harper Perennial. 192 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In the elegant, disturbing opening story, ``Love Is Not a Pie,'' the narrator breaks off her wedding engagement after realizing, during her mother's funeral, that a family friend named Mr. DeCuervo has for many years carried on an affair not just with her mother, as she and her sister had relucta...

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Bloom's remarkably consistent first collection of stories includes her award-winning ``Silver Water,'' a sad remembrance of a mentally ill sister and the family that loves yet cannot help her. The sto

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The man tells her, “I told you when we met, baby, I already have a wife.” Though I don’t believe Bloom is making a case, or commenting on our social mores, her stories often make a good case for extraneous relationships, and her characters are filled, for a moment, for a lifetime, after giving in...

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The Independent

One woman shrink is being psychoanalysed by another, much older one, who not only recommends an excellent masseuse and a hair colourist, but manages a deft piece of match- making between her own nice Jewish son and her patient - romance being, even analysts must acknowledge, a time-honoured antid...

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