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100 days 100 short stories:: story thirty-nine

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100 days 100 short stories read day one

story: The Third and Final Continent  author: Jhumpa Lahiri year: 2000 where: Art House Café note: Lahiri, a reread, and my fellow Italian language lover a line: “I was told that she could cook, knit, embroider, sketch landscapes, and recite poems by Tagore, but these talents could not make up for the fact that she did not possess a fair complexion, and so a string of men had rejected her to her face.”