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Jayne Anne Phillips

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Souvenir Summary

"Souvenir" is one of the twelve longer stories published in Jayne Anne Phillips's collection Black Tickets. The other fifteen stories in this collection are very short and are, appropriately, characterized as "short short stories." Black Tickets was published in 1979 to widespread critical acclaim.

The protagonist of "Souvenir" is the adult daughter of a fifty-five year old mother who is diagnosed with a potentially fatal brain tumor. Kate's mother is better able to face...

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