Signals: new and selected stories
35,95 $

Signals: new and selected stories

TIM GAUTREAUX
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Signals: new and selected stories

TIM GAUTREAUX

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Résumé
A widely celebrated novelist gives us a generous collection of exhilarating short stories, proving that he is a master of this genre as well. Once again, "he reminds us," wrote The Miami Herald, "that great writing is a timeless art." After the stunning historical novels The Clearing and The Missing, Tim Gautreaux now ranges freely through contemporary life with twelve new stories and eight from previous collections. Most are set in his beloved Louisiana, many hard by or on the Mississippi River, others in North Carolina and even in midwinter Minnesota. But generally it's heat, humidity, and bugs that beset his people as they wrestle with affairs of the heart, matters of faith, and the pros and cons of tight-knit communities--a remarkable cast of characters, primarily of the working class, proud and knowledgeable about the natural or mechanical world, their lives marked by a prized stereo or a magical sewing machine retrieved from a locked safe, boats and card games and casinos, grandparents and grandchildren and those in between, their experiences leading them to the ridiculous or the scarifying or the sublime; most of them striving for what's right and good, others tearing off in the opposite direction.
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Titre
Signals: new and selected stories
Auteur
Éditeur
Prix
35,95 $
Format Poche
Non
Langue
Anglais/English
Nombre de pages
384
Date de publication
2017-01-17
ISBN
9780451493040
Code Interne
2118597
Numéro de produit
11632905

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