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Here is a stunning collection of five stories and a novella that confirms Jane Smiley's place as one of our most gifted writers. In The Age of Grief, a man meditates on the vagaries of love and family life. Certain that his wife has fallen in love with someone else — and been spurned by him — he tries to recover the good-humored, matter-of-fact heart of the mmarriage where he can keep her from knowing of his own sorrow.Clear and elegant, and filled with the unmistakable sound of real people going about the business — and pleasure — of real life, The Age of Grief is a true cause for celebration.

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"Disturbing yet recognizable characters and Smiley's knack for dialogue and the telling detail make these narratives memorable." Library Journal

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"This is a book that will last and last." The Philadelphia Inquirer

About the Author

Jane Smiley lives in Northern California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385721875
Author:
Smiley, Jane
Publisher:
Anchor
Location:
New York
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Man-woman relationships
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
fiction;short stories;stories;marriage;novel
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
issue 8
Publication Date:
20020611
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8 x 5.15 x 0.6 in 0.45 lb

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"Review" by , "Disturbing yet recognizable characters and Smiley's knack for dialogue and the telling detail make these narratives memorable."
"Review" by , "This is a book that will last and last."
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