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With 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. "[Carver's stories] can ... be counted among the masterpieces of American Literature." --T he New York Times Book Review "One of the great short story writers of our time--of any time." -- ThePhiladelhpia Inquirer "The whole collection is a knock out. Few wriers can match Raymond Carver's entiwining style and language." -- The Dallas Morning News "

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780679735694
ISBN-10: 0679735690
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 133mm x 15mm)
Pages: 251
Imprint: Vintage Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 23-Jun-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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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 byWhat We Talk About When We Talk About Love, Cathedral(nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1984), andWhere I'm Calling Fromin 1988, when he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He died August 2, 1988, shortly after completing the poems ofA New Path to the Waterfall."

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