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How to Breathe Underwater

How to Breathe Underwater( )
Author: Orringer, Julie
Publication Date:Apr 2004
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $29.95
Book Description:

The instructor begins the countdown. i grip the bench. The flippers on my feet are cold and awkward. Somewhere at the other end of the pool, my brother Sage is watching. 'Go!' cries the instructor, and i push back off the bench. There is a whirling moment as the high-up natatorium ceiling flies by, and then i plunge backward into the cold shock of water and sink almost immediately. My arms and legs go numb with panic, and my mouth fills with the bleach-taste of pool water. it feels...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.5 x 21.6 cm
Author Biography
Orringer, Julie (Author)
Julie Orringer was born in Miami, Florida on June 12, 1973. She is a graduate of Cornell University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Her books include the short-story collection How to Breathe Underwater: Stories (2003) and the novel The Invisible Bridge (2010). Her stories have appeared in numerous publications including The Paris Review, McSweeney's, Ploughshares, The Pushcart Prize Anthology, and The Best New American Voices. She received the Paris Review's Discovery Prize and two Pushcart Prizes.


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