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ISBN-10: 0394729129
ISBN-13: 9780394729121
Publisher: Vintage
Publish Date: 07/12/1985
Dimensions: 8.00" L, 5.20" W, 0.60" H

Taking Care

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From a true American master of the short story, comes a collection of disturbing, comic, and moving takes that find deeper meanings in ordinary domestic life. In these uncommonly good stories (The Chicago Tribune) with unforgetable characters, places, and events—a young divorcee, a shared summer home, a troubled family, a wedding, the death of a […]

From a true American master of the short story, comes a collection of disturbing, comic, and moving takes that find deeper meanings in ordinary domestic life.

In these uncommonly good stories (The Chicago Tribune) with unforgetable characters, places, and eventsa young divorcee, a shared summer home, a troubled family, a wedding, the death of a petWilliams takes her readers on journey after journey, as only she can.

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Prose of indiscriminate radiance. . . . These stories are closest in spirit to Flannery O'Connor and Joyce Carol Oates. Like fine music they circumvent the intellect . . . we gaze directly into the soul of her characters. –The Washington Post

Wonderfull crisp writing, consistently percipient and witty. –The New York Times Books Review

Uncommonly good stories: sharp-edged, smart about life, and mitred into this excellent collection with great care. –The Chicago Tribune

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ISBN-10: 0394729129
ISBN-13: 9780394729121
Publisher: Vintage
Publish Date: 07/12/1985
Dimensions: 8.00" L, 5.20" W, 0.60" H
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