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Publisher Comments:

From the wondrously talented author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh and Wonder Boys comes a magnificent collection of ironic, understated tales that confirm his reputation as "the young star of American letters" (Washington Post Book World). Here are eleven superb stories about growing up and growing wise – stories in which people attempt to create and inhabit their own model worlds, only to watch them collapse in the face of the real world.

Review:

"Mr. Chabon's descriptive powers are breathtaking: his similes are gorgeous, his sentences are long, graceful and chockfull of colorful lists and bits of arcana." Elizabeth Benedict, The New York Times Book Review

Review:

"This collection of 11 stories by the author of the well-received Mysteries of Pittsburgh (Morrow, 1988) should help cement Chabon's status as one of the best of America's young fiction writers....If he keeps developing, he will become a major force in American fiction." Library Journal

Synopsis:

Chabon's first collection of short fiction includes the stories "A Model World" and "Millionaires," and a story cycle about a family in crisis, called "The Lost World." Nine of the stories originally appeared in The New Yorker.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780688095536
Author:
Chabon, Michael
Publisher:
Morrow
Location:
New York :
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
no. 509
Publication Date:
c1991
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
207 p.

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Product details 207 p. pages Morrow,c1991. - English 9780688095536 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Mr. Chabon's descriptive powers are breathtaking: his similes are gorgeous, his sentences are long, graceful and chockfull of colorful lists and bits of arcana."
"Review" by , "This collection of 11 stories by the author of the well-received Mysteries of Pittsburgh (Morrow, 1988) should help cement Chabon's status as one of the best of America's young fiction writers....If he keeps developing, he will become a major force in American fiction."
"Synopsis" by , Chabon's first collection of short fiction includes the stories "A Model World" and "Millionaires," and a story cycle about a family in crisis, called "The Lost World." Nine of the stories originally appeared in The New Yorker.
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