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ISBN-10: 0743291638
ISBN-13: 9780743291637
Publisher: Scribner Book Company
Publish Date: 09/18/2007
Dimensions: 8.44" L, 5.16" W, 1.06" H

The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel

Introduction by: Rick Moody

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With her trademark compassion and wit, Hempel takes readers into the marriages, minor disasters, and moments of revelation in an uneasy America.

Amy Hempel is a master of the short story. This celebrated volume gathers together her complete work — four short collections of stunning stories about marriages, minor disasters, and moments of revelation.

With her inimitable compassion and wit, Hempel introduces characters who make choices that seem inevitable, and whose longings and misgivings evoke eternal human experience.

For readers who have known Hempel’s work for decades and for those who are just discovering her, this indispensable volume contains all the stories in Reasons to Live, At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom, Tumble Home, and The Dog of the Marriage. No reader of great writing should be without it.

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It's a given that someday a major world religion will arise from this book. It will become a religious text for our descendants, and millions will burn candles around statues of Ms. Hempel. She is a wonder. Honestly, each time you read this book it shortens your time in Purgatory and speeds your eventual salvation. –Chuck Palahniuk, for The New York Post
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Details

ISBN-10: 0743291638
ISBN-13: 9780743291637
Publisher: Scribner Book Company
Publish Date: 09/18/2007
Dimensions: 8.44" L, 5.16" W, 1.06" H
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