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How to Breathe Underwater

How to Breathe Underwater( )
Author: Orringer, Julie
ISBN:978-1-4000-4111-4
Publication Date:Sep 2003
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $21.00
Book Description:

Nine fiercely beautiful, impossible-to-put-down stories from a young writer who has already received immediate worldwide attention. Julie Orringer's characters-all of them submerged by loss, whether of parents or lovers or a viable relationship to the world in general-struggle mightily against the wildly engulfing forces that threaten to overtake us all. All of them learn, gloriously if at great cost, how to breathe underwater. In "Pilgrims," a band of motherless children torment each...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.91 x 8.67 x 0.95 Inches
Book Weight:0.944 Pounds
Author Biography
Orringer, Julie (Author)
Julie Orringer was born in Miami, Florida on June 12, 1973. She is a graduate of Cornell University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Her books include the short-story collection How to Breathe Underwater: Stories (2003) and the novel The Invisible Bridge (2010). Her stories have appeared in numerous publications including The Paris Review, McSweeney's, Ploughshares, The Pushcart Prize Anthology, and The Best New American Voices. She received the Paris Review's Discovery Prize and two Pushcart Prizes.

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