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Amber Dermont

A luminous collection of short stories focusing on privilege and entitlement, from the bestselling author of The Starboard Sea Damage Control displays Amber Dermont's remarkable gift for portraying characters at crossroads. In " Lyndon," a daughter visits presidential landmarks following the death of her father. In " Damage Control," a young man works at an etiquette school while his girlfriend is indicted for embezzlement. A widow rents herself to elderly women and vacations with them as a " professional grandchild" in " Stella at the Winter Palace." And in " The Language of Martyrs" a couple houses a mail order bride on behalf of the husband' s Russian mother. Dermont's stories have previously been published in many literary magazines and have also been featured in anthologies edited by Jane Smiley and Dave Eggers. Damage Control includes three previously unpublished pieces.

A luminous collection of short stories focusing on privilege and entitlement, from the bestselling author of The Starboard Sea Damage Control displays Amber Dermont's remarkable gift for portraying characters at crossroads. In " Lyndon," a daughter visits presidential landmarks following the death of her father. In " Damage Control," a young man works at an etiquette school while his girlfriend is indicted for embezzlement. A widow rents herself to elderly women and vacations with them as a " professional grandchild" in " Stella at the Winter Palace." And in " The Language of Martyrs" a couple houses a mail order bride on behalf of the husband' s Russian mother. Dermont's stories have previously been published in many literary magazines and have also been featured in anthologies edited by Jane Smiley and Dave Eggers. Damage Control includes three previously unpublished pieces.
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A luminous collection of short stories focusing on privilege and entitlement, from the bestselling author of The Starboard Sea Damage Control displays Amber Dermont's remarkable gift for portraying characters at crossroads. In " Lyndon," a daughter visits presidential landmarks following the death of her father. In " Damage Control," a young man works at an etiquette school while his girlfriend is indicted for embezzlement. A widow rents herself to elderly women and vacations with them as a " professional grandchild" in " Stella at the Winter Palace." And in " The Language of Martyrs" a couple houses a mail order bride on behalf of the husband' s Russian mother. Dermont's stories have previously been published in many literary magazines and have also been featured in anthologies edited by Jane Smiley and Dave Eggers. Damage Control includes three previously unpublished pieces.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Eliza Foss, Danielle Ferland

Length:

9h 41m


Chapters

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05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

47:21


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

48:07


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

34:35


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

36:53


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

45:06


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

48:54


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

29:38


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

24:46


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

28:32


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

30:41


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

35:47


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

39:09


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

32:36


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

51:36


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

46:41


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

01:16