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Fatherhood: And Other Stories

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Over his acclaimed career, Cooks novels have haunted, riveted, and spellbound readers across the world, and his short stories are equally acclaimed. They range from the intensely focused world of "Fatherhood," the Herodotus prize–winning title story, to the Edgar nominated "Rain," a dark, kaleidoscopic tale of Manhattan on a single, rain–swept night. "The Fix," the story of a famous boxing fix that was, well, not a fix at all, was selected for inclusion in Best Mystery Stories of the Year. "What She Offered," the gripping tale of a one–night stand, was included in The Best Noir Stories of the Century. Like Cooks novels, the range of this collection is, itself, astonishing. From a backwoods Appalachian shack during the Depression ("Poor People") to a Midwestern college campus in the throes of Sixties revolt ("The Sun–Gazer") to a midtown Manhattan bookstore on Christmas Eve, "The Lessons of the Season," this collection demonstrates precisely that, in the words of Michael Connolly, "no one tells a story better than Thomas H. Cook."

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Thomas H. Cook has been nominated for the Edgar Award seven times in five different categories. He has received the Edgar Award, the Martin Beck Award, the Herodotus Prize for best historical short story, and the Barry Award and has been nominated for numerous other prizes. He divides his time between Cape Cod and Manhattan.

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ISBN:
9781482100884
Author:
Cook, Thomas H.
Publisher:
Audiogo
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
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Edition Description:
Compact Disk
Publication Date:
20130531
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Language:
English

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Over his acclaimed career, Cooks novels have haunted, riveted, and spellbound readers across the world, and his short stories are equally acclaimed. They range from the intensely focused world of "Fatherhood," the Herodotus prize–winning title story, to the Edgar nominated "Rain," a dark, kaleidoscopic tale of Manhattan on a single, rain–swept night. "The Fix," the story of a famous boxing fix that was, well, not a fix at all, was selected for inclusion in Best Mystery Stories of the Year. "What She Offered," the gripping tale of a one–night stand, was included in The Best Noir Stories of the Century. Like Cooks novels, the range of this collection is, itself, astonishing. From a backwoods Appalachian shack during the Depression ("Poor People") to a Midwestern college campus in the throes of Sixties revolt ("The Sun–Gazer") to a midtown Manhattan bookstore on Christmas Eve, "The Lessons of the Season," this collection demonstrates precisely that, in the words of Michael Connolly, "no one tells a story better than Thomas H. Cook."
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