The Matisse Stories

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Product Number: Z100095362
Released: Jun 21, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781481540827
Narrator/s: Wanda McCaddon
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In this elegant set of stories, three modern women are touched in different ways by the paintings of Henri Matisse. In "Medusa's Ankles," a distinguished translator visits a hair salon hoping to regain a hint of her youthful looks. Hung on the wall before her is one of Matisse's iconic portraits. In "Art Works," the three inhabitants of one household-a generous wife, her petulant husband, and their regal housekeeper-make very different artists. And in "The Chinese Lobster," a self-tortured, anorexic art student confronts the smug opulence of Matisse's nudes while pondering suicide.

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Author(s): A.S. Byatt
Original Publish Date: Oct 29, 2009

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eAudio
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Author(s): A.S. Byatt
Narrator(s): Virginia Leishman
Genre: Short Stories
Product Number Z14076
Released: May 01, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781501988974
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Author(s): A.S. Byatt
Product Number EB00170537
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: #9780307488046

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