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Description - What We Talk about When We Talk by R. Carver

In his second collection, including the iconic and much-referenced title story featured in the Academy Award-winning film Birdman, Carver establishes his reputation as one of the most celebrated short-story writers in American literature--a haunting meditation on love, loss, and companionship, and finding one's way through the dark.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780679723059
ISBN-10: 0679723056
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 133mm x 12mm)
Pages: 159
Imprint: Vintage Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 4-Aug-1992
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - R. 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.