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In this haunting, bracing new collection, Dan Chaon shares stories of men, women, and children who live far outside the American Dream, while wondering which decision, which path, or which accident brought them to this place. Chaon mines the psychological landscape of his characters to dazzling effect. Each story radiates with sharp humor, mystery, wonder, and startling compassion. Among the Missing lingers in the mind through its subtle grace and power of language.

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Focusing on the condition of the modern family, a thematically linked collection of short fiction captures the lives, dreams, and fates of men, women, and children who live outside of the American Dream.

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Dan Chaon is the acclaimed author of Fitting Ends and Other Stories. He was anthologized in Best American Short Stories 1996 and The Pushcart Prize 2000. He has been published in such magazines as Story, Ploughshares, and Triquarterly, and has received many prizes and honors including a grant from the Ohio Arts Council. He lives in Ohio with his wife and children. He is currently at work on his first novel.

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Table of Contents

Safety man — I demand to know where you're taking me — Big me — Prodigal — Passengers, remain calm — The

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307481443
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Subject:
Fiction : Short Stories (single author)
Author:
Chaon, Dan
Author:
Dan Chaon
Subject:
Domestic fiction, American
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20020129
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
288

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z

Among the Missing
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Product details 288 pages Random House Publishing Group - English 9780307481443 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Focusing on the condition of the modern family, a thematically linked collection of short fiction captures the lives, dreams, and fates of men, women, and children who live outside of the American Dream.
"Synopsis" by , Dan Chaon is the acclaimed author of Fitting Ends and Other Stories. He was anthologized in Best American Short Stories 1996 and The Pushcart Prize 2000. He has been published in such magazines as Story, Ploughshares, and Triquarterly, and has received many prizes and honors including a grant from the Ohio Arts Council. He lives in Ohio with his wife and children. He is currently at work on his first novel.

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