Our Story Begins[Jacketed Hard Cover] by Tobias Wolff

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Our Story Begins[Jacketed Hard Cover] by Tobias Wolff
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A BOOK by Tobias Wolff
CATEGORY Fiction
PUBLICATION Knopf Publishing

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Jacketed Hard Cover - ISBN 9780747597278 [£10]

SYNOPSIS
Tobias Wolff’s first two books, In the Garden of the North American Martyrs and Back in the World, were a powerful demonstration of how the short story can “provoke our amazed appreciation,” as The New York Times Book Review wrote then. In the years since, he’s written a third collection, The Night in Question, as well as a pair of genre-defining memoirs (This Boy’s Life and In Pharaoh’s Army), the novella The Barracks Thief, and, most recently, a novel, Old School.

Now he returns with fresh revelations—about biding one’s time, or experiencing first love, or burying one’s mother—that come to a variety of characters in circumstances at once everyday and extraordinary: a retired Marine enrolled in college while her son trains for Iraq, a lawyer taking a difficult deposition, an American in Rome indulging the Gypsy who’s picked his pocket. In these stories, as with his earlier, much-anthologized work, he once again proves himself, according to the Los Angeles Times,“a writer of the highest order: part storyteller, part philosopher, someone deeply engaged in asking hard questions that take a lifetime to resolve.”

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Brand: Knopf Publishing
Condition: Used
Product Code: 9.78075E+12