Collected Stories of Amy Hempel

ISBN-10: 0743291638
ISBN-13: 9780743291637
Edition: 2007
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Description: Amy Hempel is a master of the short story. This celebrated volume gathers together her complete work -- four short collections of stunning stories about marriages, minor disasters, and moments of revelation. With her inimitable compassion and wit,  More...

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List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 9/18/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.50" wide x 5.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Amy Hempel is a master of the short story. This celebrated volume gathers together her complete work -- four short collections of stunning stories about marriages, minor disasters, and moments of revelation. With her inimitable compassion and wit, Hempel introduces characters who make choices that seem inevitable, and whose longings and misgivings evoke eternal human experience. For readers who have known Hempel's work for decades and for those who are just discovering her, this indispensable volume contains all the stories inReasons to Live,At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom,Tumble Home, andThe Dog of the Marriage. No reader of great writing should be without it.

Novelist Rick Moody was born in Fairfield, Connecticut in 1962. His works often demonstrate the concept that money makes no difference in the problems people face. His first novel, Garden State, won Pushcart's Tenth Annual Editor's Book Award. The Ice Storm (1994) was adapted into the 1997 film starring Kevin Kline and Sigourney Weaver. He was named one of Entertainment Weekly's top 100 creative people the same year. He has also won the Addison Metcalf Award and has received a Guggenheim Fellowship. He currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.

On Amy Hempel
Reasons to Live
In a TubTonight Is a Favor to Holly
Celia Is Back
Nashville Gone to Ashes
San Francisco
In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson Is BuriedBeg, Sl Tog, Inc, Cont, Rep
Going
Pool NightThree Popes Walk into a Bar
The Man in Bogot�When It's Human Instead of When It's Dog
Why I'm Here
Breathing Jesus
Today Will Be a Quiet Day
At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom
Daylight Come
The Harvest
The Most Girl Part of You
Rapture of the Deep
Du JourMurder
The Day I Had Everything
To Those of You Who Missed Your Connecting Flights Out of O'Hare
And Lead Us Not into Penn Station
In the Animal Shelter
At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom
The Lady Will Have the Slug Louie
Under No Moon
The Center
Tom-Rock Through the Eels
The Rest of God
Tumble Home
Weekend
Church Cancels Cow
The Children's Party
Sportsman
Housewife
The Annex
The New Lodger
Tumble Home
Notes
The Dog of the Marriage
Beach Town
Jesus Is Waiting
The Uninvited
Reference #388475848-5
What Were the White Things?
The Dog of the Marriage
The Afterlife
Memoir
Offertory
Notes

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