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In the Walled City

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Winner of the prestigious Drue Heinz Prize in 1993, this collection of 12 stories delves into the lives and souls of an astonishing range of characters, from an old Chinese grocer to a young policeman separated from his family and descending into madness.

Synopsis:

Stewart O'Nan is one of the most highly acclaimed fiction writers of his generation, selected by Granta as one of the Best Young American Novelists and hailed by The New York Times as "a master." Grove Press is proud to issue his award-winning debut In the Walled City in paperback. Winner of the prestigious Drue Heinz Prize in 1993 — selected by a panel chaired by Tobias Wolff — O'Nan's collection In the Walled City features twelve stories that delve into the lives and souls of an astonishing range of characters, from an old Chinese grocer to a young policeman separated from his family and descending into madness. Intimate and generous, these stories brilliantly illuminate the connections that bind us and the obligations and sorrows of love.

Table of Contents

The finger — The third of July — In the walled city — Calling — Winter haven — Finding Amy — Mr. Wu thinks — The doctor's sickness — The legion of superheroes — Steak — The big wheel — Econoline.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802138545
Author:
O'Nan, Stewart
Publisher:
Grove Press
Author:
O'Nan, Stewart
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
United States Social life and customs.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Number:
1st Grove Press ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 47
Publication Date:
20010631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 7.5 oz

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Stewart O'Nan is one of the most highly acclaimed fiction writers of his generation, selected by Granta as one of the Best Young American Novelists and hailed by The New York Times as "a master." Grove Press is proud to issue his award-winning debut In the Walled City in paperback. Winner of the prestigious Drue Heinz Prize in 1993 — selected by a panel chaired by Tobias Wolff — O'Nan's collection In the Walled City features twelve stories that delve into the lives and souls of an astonishing range of characters, from an old Chinese grocer to a young policeman separated from his family and descending into madness. Intimate and generous, these stories brilliantly illuminate the connections that bind us and the obligations and sorrows of love.
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