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Synopsis:

Thomas Farber's works of fiction, creative non-fiction, and the epigrammatic reveal him as a writer charting the voyage of his generation with luminous, scrupulous integrity. Anatomist, ironist, and moralist, he achieves large effects with deceptively simple means. Such elegant economy, unsentimental but deeply compassionate, compels us to recognize these lives — in and out of love — as our own. The stories selected here, with an introduction by the author, are from Who Wrote the Book of Love? (1977), Hazards to the Human Heart (1980), and Learning to Love It (1993).

Spare, humorous, and dazzlingly perceptive, these stories are about men and women caught up in the conflicts of desire. Undone or obsessed by the most ordinary problems, these people are out of or in love, whatever the cost. In these stories, Thomas Farber unflinchingly illuminates the evasions and foibles of daily life even while reminding us of love's renewing possibilities.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780887392986
Subtitle:
(selected stories )
Author:
Farber, Thomas
Publisher:
Creative Arts Book Company
Location:
Berkeley, Calif.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Short stories
Series Volume:
no. TRP-03-91-99.
Publication Date:
2000
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
289 p.
Dimensions:
8.98x6.02x.90 in. 1.01 lbs.

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Product details 289 p. pages Creative Arts Book Company - English 9780887392986 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Thomas Farber's works of fiction, creative non-fiction, and the epigrammatic reveal him as a writer charting the voyage of his generation with luminous, scrupulous integrity. Anatomist, ironist, and moralist, he achieves large effects with deceptively simple means. Such elegant economy, unsentimental but deeply compassionate, compels us to recognize these lives — in and out of love — as our own. The stories selected here, with an introduction by the author, are from Who Wrote the Book of Love? (1977), Hazards to the Human Heart (1980), and Learning to Love It (1993).

Spare, humorous, and dazzlingly perceptive, these stories are about men and women caught up in the conflicts of desire. Undone or obsessed by the most ordinary problems, these people are out of or in love, whatever the cost. In these stories, Thomas Farber unflinchingly illuminates the evasions and foibles of daily life even while reminding us of love's renewing possibilities.

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