Don't Tell Anyone
By (author) Frederick Busch
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Don't Tell Anyone by Frederick Busch
Book DescriptionThe parents and children in these stories are driven to speak by the hungers of love and the fear of time. Tender, funny, sometimes heartbreaking, Busch captures our need to connect, the failures that make us human, and the triumphs that make us splendid. In "Heads" a mother is haunted by her own past when her daughter is accused of a murder. In "Malvasia" a daughter gives her bereaved father the gift to go on living. A father suffers over his inability to save his grown son from heartbreak in "Passengers." "The Joy of Cooking" is a tour de force about a failed marriage. Called a "first-rate American storyteller," and a "master craftsman" by the New York Times Book Review, Busch delivers a moving portrait of the American family.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393049732
(244mm x 165mm x 28mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 10-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Frederick Busch
Stories of Frederick Busch, Paperback (April 2015)
A selection of short stories from a twentieth-century "American master" (Dan Cryer, Newsday).
Rescue Missions, Paperback (September 2008)
"A range of small human dramas evoked with emotional intelligence and perfect pitch."-Amanda Heller, Boston Sunday Globe
North, Paperback / softback (May 2005)
Haunted by memories of his dead wife and child, Jack returns to upstate New York where he uncovers a brutal crime and finds himself involved with a treacherous woman. Combining the pace of a detective story with the bold prose of a master storyteller, "North" is both an adventure and a pilgrimage.
Memory of War, Paperback / softback (February 2003)» View all books by Frederick Busch
"A multilayered love story that affirms Frederick Busch's reputation as a writer of "sublimely dark work of almost unbearable beauty" (Wall Street Journal).
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Author Biography - Frederick Busch
Frederick Busch (1941-2006) was the recipient of many honors, including an American Academy of Arts and Letters Fiction Award, a National Jewish Book Award, and the PEN/Malamud Award. The prolific author of sixteen novels and six collections of short stories, Busch is renowned for his writing's emotional nuance and minimal, plainspoken style. A native of Brooklyn, New York, he lived most of his life in upstate New York, where he worked for forty years as a professor at Colgate University.
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