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In Strange Gardens and Other Stories

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ISBN-10: 159051498X

ISBN-13: 9781590514986

Edition: N/A

Authors: Peter Stamm, Michael Hofmann

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With the precision of a surgeon, Peter Stamm cuts to the heart of the fragile and revealing moments of everyday life. They are bankers, students, mothers, or retirees. They live in New York City or somewhere in Switzerland, they work in London or Riga, they cross paths in a Fado bar in Lisbon. They breathe the banal routine of daily life. It is to these ordinary people that Peter Stamm grants center stage in his latest collection of short stories. Henry, a cowherd turned stuntman, crisscrosses the country, dreaming of meeting a woman. Inger, the Dane, refuses her skimpy life and takes off for Italy. Regina, so lonely in her big house since her children left and her husband passed away,…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Publisher: Other Press, LLC
Publication date: 4/12/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 249
Size: 4.75" wide x 7.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Michael Hofmann won the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize for Roth's The Tale of the 1002nd Night by Joseph Roth.