By Richard Bausch
From the prize-winning novelist and universally acclaimed brief tale author ("Richard Bausch is a grasp of the quick tale" --The manhattan instances booklet Review), 13 unforgettable stories that show off his electrifying artistry.
Bausch plumbs the depths of familial and marital estrangement, the violence of suicide and depression, the gulfs among neighbors and enthusiasts, the complexities of divorce and infidelity, the fragility and impermanence of affection. anyplace he casts his gaze, he illuminates the darkest corners of human adventure with the brilliant mild of knowledge and compassion, discovering grace and redemption amidst sorrow and remorse. Bausch's tales are easily extraordinary.
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