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The Collected Stories (Fsg Classics)

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This reissue of Grace Paley's classic collection — a finalist for the National Book Award — demonstrates her rich use of language as well as her extraordinary insight into and compassion for her characters, moving from the hilarious to the tragic and back again. Whether writing about the love (and conflict) between parents and children or between husband and wife, or about the struggles of aging single mothers or disheartened political organizers to make sense of the world, she brings the same unerring ear for the rhythm of life as it is actually lived.

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"Grace Paley makes me weep and laugh?and admire. She is that rare kind of writer, a natural, with a voice like no one else's: funny, sad, lean, modest, energetic, acute." Susan Sontag

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"I can't think of another writer who captures the itch of the city, the love between parents and children, or the cutting edge of combat, as well." The New York Times Book Review

Review:

"A solid and vital fictional world, cross-referenced and dense with life." Newsweek

Synopsis:

This reissue of Grace Paleys classic collection—a finalist for the National Book Award—demonstrates her rich use of language as well as her extraordinary insight into and compassion for her characters, moving from the hilarious to the tragic and back again. Whether writing about the love (and conflict) between parents and children or between husband and wife, or about the struggles of aging single mothers or disheartened political organizers to make sense of the world, she brings the same unerring ear for the rhythm of life as it is actually lived.
 
The Collected Stories is a 1994 National Book Award Finalist for Fiction.

About the Author

Grace Paley divides her time between New York City and Thetford Hill, Vermont.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374530280
Author:
Paley, Grace
Publisher:
Farrar Straus Giroux
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
New York (N.Y.) Social life and customs.
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Fsg Classics
Publication Date:
20070431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.31 x 5.45 x 1.075 in

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Product details 400 pages Farrar Straus Giroux - English 9780374530280 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Grace Paley makes me weep and laugh?and admire. She is that rare kind of writer, a natural, with a voice like no one else's: funny, sad, lean, modest, energetic, acute."
"Review" by , "I can't think of another writer who captures the itch of the city, the love between parents and children, or the cutting edge of combat, as well."
"Review" by , "A solid and vital fictional world, cross-referenced and dense with life."
"Synopsis" by ,
This reissue of Grace Paleys classic collection—a finalist for the National Book Award—demonstrates her rich use of language as well as her extraordinary insight into and compassion for her characters, moving from the hilarious to the tragic and back again. Whether writing about the love (and conflict) between parents and children or between husband and wife, or about the struggles of aging single mothers or disheartened political organizers to make sense of the world, she brings the same unerring ear for the rhythm of life as it is actually lived.
 
The Collected Stories is a 1994 National Book Award Finalist for Fiction.
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