Silver Water Summary
Amy Bloom

Everything you need to understand or teach Silver Water by Amy Bloom.

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Silver Water Summary

Amy Bloom's first collection of short stories, Come to Me, brought her immediate acclaim. Critics lauded her skill in drawing her characters, many of whom were, as Jeanne Schinto dubbed them in Belles Letters, "psychological anomalies." Bloom evocatively portrays these disturbed individuals amidst backgrounds rich with love, familial relationships, and essential humanity.

"Silver Water," one of the stories in the collection, was chosen for inclusion in 1992's Best American Short Stories. It tells...

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