New York : Vintage Contemporaries, 2002, c2001.
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
1 online resource (247 p.)
Hateship, friendship, courtship, loveship, marriage
Post and beam
What is remembered
The bear came over the mountain.
A collection of short fiction explores the complexities of human relationships and emotions in stories about a housekeeper entering old-maidhood whose life is transformed by a practical joke and a lifelong philanderer who finds the tables turned.