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Esther Stories

Esther Stories( )
Author: Orner, Peter
ISBN:978-0-618-12873-0
Publication Date:Nov 2001
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.95
Book Description:

Peter Orner explores the impact of life's essential moments, those brief but far-reaching occasions that haunt his characters. The discovery of a crime, a theatrical performance in a small town, or the recollection of a cruel wartime decision are equally affecting in Orner's vivid scenarios. Esther Stories is divided into four distinct parts, each with its own momentum. The first half of the book concerns the lives of unrelated strangers, and the second introduces two Jewish...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Fiction / Jewish
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.69 Inches
Book Weight:0.616 Pounds
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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