Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Camoin, François André, 1939-

Title Why Men Are Afraid of Women
Published [Place of publication not identified] : University of Georgia Press, 1984
Online access available from:
JSTOR eBooks    View Resource Record  
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource
Contents Miami -- It could happen -- Peacock blue -- Diehl, the wandering years -- A special case -- Home is the Blue Moon Cafe -- The Amelia barons -- A hunk of burning love -- La vida -- Cheerful wisdom -- Sometimes the wrong thing is the right thing
Summary The tie that binds men and women, that makes men do absurd things that they will very likely be sorry for later, is at the center of this prize-winning collection of stories. There is, for example, Jack Segal, who is thirty-six and who owns a record store on Ocean Boulevard in Santa Monica and who has fallen in love-badly and madly in love-with the fourteen-yearold daughter of his friend Katzman. Segal can't think. He eats, but it doesn't taste like anything. He drives the freeways, floats above the city lights, and finds himself almost wishing that the Great Quake would come and solve everyth
Notes Print version record
Subject Short stories.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 082034589X (electronic bk.)
129971305X (electronic bk.)
9780820345895 (electronic bk.)
9781299713055 (electronic bk.)