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Total Immersion

A collection of stories by

In "The Succession," the members of a prosperous Hawaii synagogue agree on almost nothing. But when the president of the synagogue absconds with a small fortune, far deeper - and more troubling - rifts emerge...In "The Closet," Evelyn's sister flees her family to take up residence in the attic - while the shunned Evelyn finds herself slipping into the waters of her sister's soul....In "Wish List," an expert on terrorism, vacationing at an academic retreat in England,receives a late-night phone call from National Public Radio. Asked for commentary on a hostage situation of which he is ignorant, Ed can whisper only: "It's unspeakable."

Total Immersion

In these and other exquisite stories, Allegra Goodman fills rooms with laughter and voices, captures dinner parties, seaside picnics, academic grudges, shul politics, and the kind of hurts that only families and lovers can know. Featuring two new stories previously published in The New Yorker, Total Immersion is Allegra Goodman's first collection of short fiction - a masterful work from one of the most powerful and eloquent voices on the American literary landscape.

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Hardback Editions

May 1989 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Total Immersion: Stories
Author(s): Allegra Goodman
ISBN: 0-06-015998-7 / 978-0-06-015998-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harpercollins
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Paperback Editions

August 1998 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Total Immersion
Author(s): Allegra Goodman
ISBN: 0-385-33299-8 / 978-0-385-33299-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dial Press Trade Paperback
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July 1998 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Total Immersion
Author(s): Allegra Goodman
ISBN: 0-440-33299-0 / 978-0-440-33299-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Delta
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May 1989 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Total Immersion [Signed Proof]
Author(s): Allegra Goodman
ISBN: 0-06-091700-8 / 978-0-06-091700-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper & Row
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Kindle Editions

March 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Total Immersion
Author(s): Allegra Goodman
Publisher: The Dial Press
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