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Description - The Collected Stories of Richard Yates by Richard Yates

Richard Yates was acclaimed as one of the most powerful, compassionate and accomplished writers of America s post-war generation. Whether addressing the smothered desire of suburban housewives, the white-collar despair of Manhattan office workers or the heartbreak of a single mother with artistic pretensions, Yates ruthlessly examines the hopes and disappointments of ordinary people with empathy and humour.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099518549
ISBN-10: 0099518546
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 31mm)
Pages: 496
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 5-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Richard Yates

Richard Yates was born in 1926 in New York and lived in California. His prize-winning stories began to appear in 1953 and his first novel, Revolutionary Road, was nominated for the National Book Award in 1961. He is the author of eight other works, including the novels A Good School, The Easter Parade, and Disturbing the Peace, and two collections of short stories, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness and Liars in Love. He died in 1992.

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