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Kate Wheeler's stories feature peripatetic Americans who seek love or enlightenment - or both - in far-flung corners of the globe. A startling mixture of gentle irony, mischievous humor, and unexpected danger marks the paths of all these characters as they follow their circuitous routes toward happiness. As THE NEW YORK TIMES said, "Wheeler has a capacity for compressing the insights of cross-cultural dislocation into deliciously memorable epiphanies."

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Many of the stories in Wheeler's debut collection feature Americans in alien cultures, seeking love or spiritual enlightenment--often both. Underlying these remarkable tales is an unerring belief in the power of love, both human and divine--a prize that remains just out of reach.

About the Author

Kate Wheeler was named a "Best Young American Novelist" by Granta. Raised in South America, her debut collection, NOT WHERE I STARTED FROM, was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and was named a New York Times Notable Book. She is the recipient of a Whiting Award, an NEA fellowship, and a Guggenheim fellowship. She writes regularly for THE NEW YORK TIMES' "Sophisticated Traveler," OUTSIDE, and TRICYCLE.

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ISBN:
9780395860328
Author:
Wheeler, Kate
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
May 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.91x6.27x.65 in. .75 lbs.

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