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Staff Pick

When Elizabeth Gilbert published the title story of this collection in Esquire at age 24, it was a good indicator of things to come. In the next few years, she won several awards with the stories that make up Pilgrims — stories with characters so real, and painted with such compassion and complexity, that you really do feel you know them. As a writer for GQ, Gilbert traffics in the stories of odd characters across the country. But she makes these characters her own creations, gives them a palpable reality, as much through what she doesn't say as through what she does.
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Synopsis:

Both a New York Times Notable Book and a PEN/Hemingway, finalist. "These stories flash like mirrors, cut like razors"

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395924853
Author:
Gilbert, Elizabeth
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Copyright:
Publication Date:
September 1998
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.93x5.24x.59 in. .50 lbs.

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Product details 224 pages HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT - English 9780395924853 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

When Elizabeth Gilbert published the title story of this collection in Esquire at age 24, it was a good indicator of things to come. In the next few years, she won several awards with the stories that make up Pilgrims — stories with characters so real, and painted with such compassion and complexity, that you really do feel you know them. As a writer for GQ, Gilbert traffics in the stories of odd characters across the country. But she makes these characters her own creations, gives them a palpable reality, as much through what she doesn't say as through what she does.

"Synopsis" by , Both a New York Times Notable Book and a PEN/Hemingway, finalist. "These stories flash like mirrors, cut like razors"
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