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Scissors

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : Stéphane Michaka | Publisher : Anchor Books

ISBN 10 : 9780345805584
ISBN 13 : 0345805585

Based on the life of the great short-story writer Raymond Carver, particularly his last ten years, Scissorsis a funny, compassionate, and convincing portrayal of the creative life-..

The Truth About My Success

Pub Date : 2015-06-09 | Author : Dyan Sheldon | Publisher : Candlewick Press

ISBN 10 : 9780763677053
ISBN 13 : 0763677051

Paloma Rose is sixteen and already a major TV star. She has money, franchises, adoring fans—and an agent and parents who are dependent on her success to sustain their very comfor..

What It Used To Be Like

Pub Date : 2006-07-11 | Author : Maryann Burk Carver | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 142990268X
ISBN 13 : 9781429902687

Maryann Burk Carver met Raymond Carver in 1955, when she was fifteen years old and he was seventeen. In What It Used to Be Like, she recounts a tale of love at first sight in which..

My Father S Tears

Pub Date : 2009-06-02 | Author : John Updike | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9780307272027
ISBN 13 : 0307272028

“Drinking a toast to the visible world, his impending disappearance from it be damned.” That’s how John Updike describes one of his elderly protagonists in this, his final co..

Several Short Sentences About Writing

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : Verlyn Klinkenborg | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307279415
ISBN 13 : 0307279413

A New York Times editorial board member and esteemed writing instructor counsels aspiring writers on how to move past conventional understandings about creativity, writer's block a..

Frontsoldaten

Pub Date : 2010-09-12 | Author : Stephen Fritz | Publisher : University Press of Kentucky

ISBN 10 : 9780813127811
ISBN 13 : 0813127815

" Alois Dwenger, writing from the front in May of 1942, complained that people forgot “the actions of simple soldiers....I believe that true heroism lies in bearing this dreadful..

The Moviegoer

Pub Date : 2011-03-29 | Author : Walker Percy | Publisher : Open Road Media

ISBN 10 : 9781453216255
ISBN 13 : 1453216251

In this National Book Award­–winning novel, a young man, torn between the forces of tradition and change, searches for meaning in postwar America. On the cusp of his thirtieth b..