The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories Summary
Tobias Wolff

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The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories Summary

Narrator, appears in River of Names

The narrator of "River of Names" is a lesbian woman who is trying to escape her past by making up a happy childhood when she talks to her girlfriend, Jessie. However, her past comes back to haunt her and the fake childhood she has invented seems to make the memories all the worse.

Walter, appears in All the Way in Flagstaff, Arizona

Walter is the protagonist of All...

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