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Wonderful Town: New York Stories from the New Yorker (Modern Library)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

New York City is not only The New Yorker's place of origin and its sensibility's lifeblood; it is the heart of American literary culture. Wonderful Town collects superb short fiction by many of the magazine's and this country's most accomplished writers. Like all good fiction, these stories take particular places, particular people, and particular events and turn them into dramas of universal enlightenment and emotional impact. Here New York is every great place and every ordinary place. Each life in it, and each life in Wonderful Town, is the life of us all.

Review:

"Wonderfully rich and textured." The Philadelphia Inquirer

Review:

"An anthology that makes you remember why the magazine has long had a reputation for literary excellence." Chicago Tribune

Review:

"Wonderful Town contains works by some of the true masters of the short story genre." Library Journal

Review:

"Smart, well-written, and emotionally resonant, while possessing a high entertainment value." The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)

About the Author

David Remnick is the editor of The New Yorker. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1994 for Lenin's Tomb and is also the author of Resurrection and King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero. He lives in New York City with his wife and three children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375757525
Editor:
Remnick, David
Author:
Choi, Susan
Editor:
Remnick, David
Author:
Edited by David Remnick
Author:
Remnick, David
Publisher:
Modern Library
Location:
New York
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Short stories, American
Subject:
American fiction
Subject:
New York
Subject:
American fiction -- 20th century.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2001
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library (Paperback)
Series Volume:
no. UT-01.02
Publication Date:
20010531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
9.21x6.10x.95 in. 1.23 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Journalism » General

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Product details 528 pages Modern Library - English 9780375757525 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Wonderfully rich and textured."
"Review" by , "An anthology that makes you remember why the magazine has long had a reputation for literary excellence."
"Review" by , "Wonderful Town contains works by some of the true masters of the short story genre."
"Review" by , "Smart, well-written, and emotionally resonant, while possessing a high entertainment value."
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