Will You Please be Quiet, Please?
By (author) Raymond Carver
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Will You Please be Quiet, Please? by Raymond Carver
Book DescriptionWith this, his first collection of stories, Raymond Carver breathed new life into the American short story. Carver shows us the humor and tragedy that dwell in the hearts of ordinary people; his stories are the classics of our time.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780679735694
(203mm x 133mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Vintage Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 23-Jun-1995
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Raymond Carver
Beginners, Paperback / softback (September 2015)
"The original version of What we talk about when we talk about love."
Carver, Hardback (October 2014)
Carver transformed the American short story in the 1970s and 80s with spare, intense, often disturbing dramas. Gathering for the first time all Carver's stories, this volume provides the first comprehensive overview of Carver's career.
Elephant, Paperback (November 2009)
Covers seven stories including "Errand", in which the author imagines the death of Chekhov, a writer whom the author hugely admired and to whose work his own was often compared.
Fires, Paperback (November 2009)» View all books by Raymond Carver
Contains four essays, including a memoir of the author's father's working life in the saw-mills of the Pacific Northwest, a tribute to his mentor John Gardner, and an essay about the influences on his writing life; fifty poems; and, seven stories.
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Author Biography - Raymond Carver
Raymond Carver was born in Clatskanie, Oregon, in 1938. His first collection of stories, "Will You Please Be Quiet, Please"(a National Book Award nominee in 1977), was followed by"What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, ""Cathedral"(nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1984), and"Where I'm Calling From"in 1988, when he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He died August 2, 1988, shortly after completing the poems of"A New Path to the Waterfall.""
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