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Here We Are in Paradise: Stories

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Two decades after his debut collection, Here We Are in Paradise, heralded Tony Earley as one of the most accomplished writers of his generation, the rueful, bittersweet, and riotous stories of Mr. Tall (Little, Brown) reestablish him as a mythmaker and tale spinner of the first rank. His stories introduce us not only to ordinary people seeking to live extraordinary lives, but also to the skunk ape (a Southern variant of Bigfoot), the ghost of Jesse James, and a bone-tired Jack the Giant Killer.

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Publisher Comments:

This collection of stories, set in various locales of North Carolina create entire worlds and indelible moments as only the best short fiction does.

Synopsis:

His selection by Granta as one of he best American novelists under forty only confirmed what reviewers and readers of Here We Are in Paradise already know: Tony Earley is one of this country's most talented writers. Set in the big cities, tiny hamlets, mountain hollows, and tourist towns of North Carolina, these acclaimed stories are suffused with a vivid sense of place — and alive with the mysteries of the human heart

Table of Contents

The prophet from Jupiter — Charlotte — Here we are in paradise — Gettysburg — Lord Randall --Aliceville — Story of pictures — My father's heart.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316199490
Subtitle:
Stories
Author:
Earley, Tony
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Southern states
Subject:
City and town life -- Southern States -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
no. 683
Publication Date:
19970401
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.31x5.52x.54 in. .43 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , His selection by Granta as one of he best American novelists under forty only confirmed what reviewers and readers of Here We Are in Paradise already know: Tony Earley is one of this country's most talented writers. Set in the big cities, tiny hamlets, mountain hollows, and tourist towns of North Carolina, these acclaimed stories are suffused with a vivid sense of place — and alive with the mysteries of the human heart
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