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Esther Stories

Esther Stories( )
Author: Orner, Peter
Foreword by: Robinson, Marilynne
ISBN:978-0-316-22469-7
Publication Date:Apr 2013
Publisher:Little Brown & Company
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

One of the most acclaimed and original story collections of the last decade, Peter Orner's first book explores the brief but far-reaching occasions that haunt us. The discovery of a murdered man in a bathrobe by the side of a road, the destruction of a town's historic City Hall building, and the recollection of a cruel wartime decision are equally affecting in Orner's vivid and intimate gaze. The first half of the book concerns the lives of unrelated strangers across the...
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Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Author Biography
Orner, Peter (Author)
He was born in chicago in 1968. After graduating from the University of Michigan, he taught in a rural Catholic mission in Africa, received a law degree in Boston & practiced there as a juvenile public defender & then enrolled in the University of Iowa's Writer's Workshop. He lectured in law & English in Prague until joining the English department at Miami University in Ohio, where he now lives.

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