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Carole L. Glickfeld
Carole L. Glickfeld

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Carole L. Glickfeld was born in Brooklyn and grew up in the Inwood section of Manhattan. She graduated from the City College of New York with a B.A. in languages and literature, and studied at Hunter Graduate School. Her collection of short stories, Useful Gifts, won the Flannery O?Connor Award for Short Fiction in 1989. Carole Glickfeld is the recipient of a Literary Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She has taught at Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan and teaches creative writing at the University of Washington. She lives in Seattle.

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Swimming Toward the Ocean
A Novel
Written by Carole L. Glickfeld

Format: eBook, 400 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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Swimming Toward the Ocean
A Novel
Written by Carole L. Glickfeld

Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 26, 2002
Price: $14.00

From the author of the Flannery O’Connor Award-winning collection Useful Gifts, a sharp and tender debut novel chronicling the boisterous life and loves of a Russian Jewish immigrant family in 1950s New York City.

Chenia is a Betty Grable look-alike, passionate, sharp-witted, in many ways still Old-World. Her husband Ruben is... Read more >
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