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Dear life

Book

2013

Item Details

Subjects:

Genre: Short stories.

ISBN:

  • 9780771064869
  • 9780307596888
  • 9780143180661

Description: 319 pages ; 21 cm

Notes:

  • Originally published: Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, 2012.
  • Canadiana.

Contents:

  • To reach Japan
  • Amundsen
  • Leaving Maverley
  • Gravel
  • Haven
  • Pride
  • Corrie
  • Train
  • In sight of the lake
  • Dolly
  • The eye
  • Night
  • Voices
  • Dear life.

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Eisenberg, Deborah — These authors specialize in character-driven short fiction that focuses on the frustrations and difficulties of ordinary people. Their witty, perceptive, and densely layered stories are marked by well-developed and complex characters, persistent ambiguity, acute psychological insight, and powerful emotional depth. -- Derek Keyser
Pearlman, Edith, 1936- — Both Alice Munro and Edith Pearlman write short fiction that perceptively captures the experiences of their characters in deceptively simple prose. Both portray events in the lives of ordinary people that illuminate the human condition. -- Katherine Johnson
Hadley, Tessa — These authors write about ordinary people and their ordinary troubles, but their perceptive, precise, and engaging writing style portrays simple moments as much more. -- Shauna Griffin
Cisneros, Sandra — These authors' works are Moving, Spare, and Descriptive, and they share: the genre 'Literary fiction' and the subject 'Women'.
Franzen, Jonathan — These authors' works are Moving, Descriptive, and Character-driven, and they share: the genre 'Literary fiction' and the subjects 'Interpersonal relations' and 'Men/women relations'.
Plath, Sylvia — These authors' works are Moving and Character-driven, and they share: the genre 'Literary fiction' and the subject 'Women'.
Toole, John Kennedy, 1937-1969 — These authors' works are Moving, Descriptive, and Character-driven, and they share: the genre 'Literary fiction' and the subject 'Small town life'.
Haruf, Kent — These authors' works are Moving, Spare, and Character-driven, and they share: the genre 'Literary fiction' and the subject 'Small town life'.
Diaz, Junot, 1968- — These authors' works are Moving and Character-driven, and they share: the genre 'Literary fiction' and the subjects 'Interpersonal relations' and 'Men/women relations'.
Strout, Elizabeth — These authors' works are Moving, Spare, and Character-driven, and they share: the genre 'Literary fiction' and the subjects 'Small town life', 'Interpersonal relations', and 'Men/women relations'.
Cunningham, Michael, 1952- — These authors' works are Stylistically complex and Character-driven, and they share: the genre 'Literary fiction' and the subject 'Women'.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984 — These authors' works are Spare and Character-driven, and they share: the genre 'Literary fiction' and the subjects 'Small town life' and 'Interpersonal relations'.

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