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A Model World: And Other Stories

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

From the wondrously talented author of The mysteries of Pittsburgh and Wonder Boys comes a magnificent collection of ironic, understated tales that confirm his reputation as "the young star of American letters." Washington Post Book World. Here are eleven superb stories about growing up and growing wise — stories in which people attempt to create and inhabit their own model worlds, only to watch them collapse in the face of the real world.

This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

Review:

"Chabon, acclaimed author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, offers a collection of understated, ironic tales about people seeking acceptance. Nine of the stories first appeared in the New Yorker." Publishers Weekly

Review:

"Chabon's stories will captivate creative writing students, students of literature, and casual readers alike." Susan Callahan, School Library Journal

Synopsis:

By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier &Clay.

Synopsis:

By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay.This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

About the Author

Michael Chabon is the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Wonder Boys, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Summerland (a novel for children), The Final Solution, The Yiddish Policemen's Union, and Gentlemen of the Road, as well as the short story collections A Model World and Werewolves in Their Youth and the essay collections Maps and Legends and Manhood for Amateurs. He is the chairman of the board of the MacDowell Colony. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife, the novelist Ayelet Waldman, and their children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060790608
Author:
Chabon, Michael
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Subject:
General
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20050802
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.26x6.30x.51 in. .41 lbs.

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Product details 208 pages Perennial - English 9780060790608 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Chabon, acclaimed author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, offers a collection of understated, ironic tales about people seeking acceptance. Nine of the stories first appeared in the New Yorker."
"Review" by , "Chabon's stories will captivate creative writing students, students of literature, and casual readers alike."
"Synopsis" by , By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier &Clay.
"Synopsis" by , By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay.This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.
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