In the Bedroom Seven Stories by Andre Dubus

ISBN-10: 1400030773

ISBN-13: 9781400030774

Edition: 2002 (Movie Tie-In)

Authors: Andre Dubus, Todd Field, Andre Dubus

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The seven stories collected here–including “Killings,” the basis for Todd Field’s award-winning film In the Bedroom–showcase legendary writer Andre Dubus’s sheer narrative mastery in a book of quietly staggering emotional power. A father in mourning contemplates the unthinkable as the only way to allay his grief. A boy must learn to care for his younger brother when their mother leaves the family. A young woman who has never lacked lovers despairs of ever finding love itself, and then makes an accidental discovery that brings her real joy. Culled from Dubus’s treasured collections Selected Stories and Dancing After Hours, these beautiful stories of people at pivotal moments in their lives are some of the most bewitching and profound in American fiction.
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Book details

List price: $13.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/29/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.35" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Andre Dubus was a short-story writer, essayist, and educator. Debus was a former Marine who taught college for 20 years while submitting his stories to small literary magazines. In the summer of 1986, he was hit by a car in Massachusetts, where he had stopped to help an accident victim. He spent the rest of his life confined to a wheelchair. Debus returned to writing after authors such as Kurt Vonnegut, John Irving, and John Updike held a benefit that helped defer his medical expenses. His 1997 collection of short stories, Dancing After Hours, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and won the Rea Award. He received the PEN/Malamud Award, the Jean Stein Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and fellowships from both the Guggenheim and MacArthur Foundations. Andre Dubus died on February 24, 1999.

Preface
Killings
The Winter Father
Rose
The Fat Girl
Delivering
A Father's Story
All the Time in the World
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