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With this, his first collection of stories, Raymond Carver breathed new life into the American short story. Carver shows us the humor and tragedy that dwell in the hearts of ordinary people; his stories are the classics of our time.

About the Author

Raymond Carver was born in Clatskanie, Oregon, in 1938. His first collection of stories, Will You Please Be Quiet, Please (a National Book Award nominee in 1977), was followed by What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, Cathedral (nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1984), and Where I'm Calling From in 1988, when he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He died in August of that year, shortly after completing the poems of A New Path to the Waterfall.

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ISBN:
9780679735694
Author:
Carver, Raymond
Publisher:
Vintage
Author:
Raymond
Author:
Carver
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
American
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
short stories;fiction;american;short fiction;stories;literature;american literature;minimalism;20th century;1970s;anthology
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Contemporaries (Paperback)
Series Volume:
0000
Publication Date:
19920631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.12x5.17x.61 in. .46 lbs.

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