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New Yorker Stories,The

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Autor:
Ann Beattie (veja mais livros deste autor)
Editora:
SIMON AND SCHUSTER INTER. USA(veja mais livros desta editora)

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When Ann Beattie began publishing short stories in The New Yorker in the mid-seventies, she emerged with a voice so original, and so uncannily precise and prescient in its assessment of her characters? drift and narcissism, that she was instantly celebrated as a voice of her generation. Her name became an adjective: Beattiesque. Subtle, wry, and unnerving, she is a master observer of the unraveling of the American family, and also of the myriad small occurrences and affinities that unite us. Her characters, over nearly four decades, have moved from lives of fickle desire to the burdens and inhibitions of adulthood and on to failed aspirations, sloppy divorces, and sometimes enlightenment, even grace.
Each Beattie story, says Margaret Atwood, is "like a fresh bulletin from the front: we snatch it up, eager to know what?s happening out there on the edge of that shifting and dubious no-man?s-land known as interpersonal relations." With an unparalleled gift for dialogue and laser wit, she delivers flash reports on the cultural landscape of her time. Ann Beattie: The New Yorker Stories is the perfect initiation for readers new to this iconic American writer and a glorious return for those who have known and loved her work for decades.

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Código de barras:
9781439168745
Dimensões:
16.00cm x 23.00cm x 4.00cm
Marca:
SIMON AND SCHUSTER INTER. USA
Idioma:
Inglês
ISBN:
1439168741
ISBN13:
9781439168745
Número de páginas:
528
Peso:
0.780 kg
Encadernação:
Capa Dura
Ilustração:
20 illustrations