The Old Child (Paperback)

& Other Stories

By Susan Bernofsky, Jenny Erpenbeck

New Directions Publishing Corporation, 9780811216081, 120pp.

Publication Date: October 17, 2005

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A novella and four short stories features outcast and eccentric women, in a collection that includes the title story, in which a girl with no discernable past discovers the power of silence, and Hale and Hallowed, in which a woman pays a surprise visit to the woman with whom she shared a hospital room when their sons were born. Original.