The Pacific and Other Stories
By (author) Mark Helprin
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Pacific and Other Stories by Mark Helprin
Book DescriptionA dazzling collection of short storiesby Mark Helprin, bestselling author of"Winter's Tale," which is now a major motion picture starring Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Russell Crowe, William Hurt, and Jennifer Connelly "The Pacific and Other Stories"isa collection of sixteen stories that display the remarkable scope, incomparable wit, and deft prose that have come to be Mark Helprin's signature. A British paratrooper jumps into occupied territory; the 1958 New York Yankees gain an unexpected teammate in a puny, teenaged Hasidic Jew; a September 11th widow receives an astonishing gift from the contractor working on her new apartment these and other stories exhibit the constantly changing variety of the ocean itself, the peaks and troughs of life. Lighthearted, glittering fables are met with starker tales that sound the depths of sacrifice and duty. "The Pacific and Other Stories" is a resplendent, powerful collection of lasting substance and emotional import."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143035763
Paperback / softback
(213mm x 138mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish Date: 28-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mark Helprin
New York Winter's Tale, Paperback (February 2014)
The New York Times No. 1 bestseller - now a major film starring Russell Crowe, Colin Farrell and Jessica Brown Findlay.
Winter's Tale, Paperback (February 2014)
Mark Helprin's acclaimed novel is now a major motion picture starring Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt, Eva Marie Saint, and Russell Crowe. Written and directed by Oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind).
In Sunlight and in Shadow, Paperback / softback (October 2013)
An epic love story set in post-war New York, by the bestselling author of "Winter's Tale. "
Digital Barbarism, Paperback / softback (January 2011)» View all books by Mark Helprin
In Helprin's Jeffersonian defense of private property, the author explains why the popular campaign for an open source approach to intellectual property undermines not just the possibility of an independent literary culture but threatens the future of civilization itself.
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Author Biography - Mark Helprin
Educated at Harvard, Princeton, and Oxford, Mark Helprin served in the Israeli Army, Israeli Air Force, and British Merchant Navy. He is the author of, among other titles, A Dove of the East and Other Stories, Refiner's Fire, Ellis Island and Other Stories, Winter's Tale, A Soldier of the Great War, and Memoir from Antproof Case.
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