Honored Guest by Joy Williams
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Honored Guest
By Joy Williams

Honored Guest

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Honored Guest by Joy Williams

Book Description

With her singular brand of gorgeous dark humor, Joy Williams explores the various ways comic, tragic, and unnerving we seek to accommodate diminishment and loss. A masseuse breaks her rich client's wrist bone, a friend visits at the hospital long after she is welcome, and a woman surrenders her husband to a creepily adoring student. From one of our most acclaimed writers, Honored Guest is a rich examination of our capacity for transformation and salvation."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781400095520
ISBN-10: 1400095522
Format: Paperback / softback
(202mm x 135mm x 15mm)
Pages: 213
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Joy Williams

Joy Williams is the author of four novels the most recent, "The Quick and the Dead, "was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2001 and two earlier collections of stories, as well as "Ill Nature, " a book of essays that was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism. Among her many honors are the Rea Award for the short story and the Strauss Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Key West, Florida, and Tucson, Arizona. Joy Williams s "Ill Nature, The Quick and the Dead, " "State of Grace, "and "Taking Care" are available in Vintage paperback. "From the Hardcover edition.""

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