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Separate Flights

A Novella and Seven Short Stories

Separate Flights( )
Author: Dubus, Andre
ISBN:978-1-4532-9944-9
Publication Date:Nov 2010
Publisher:Open Road Integrated Media, Inc.
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $17.99
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The classic Dubus collection--now available as an ebook     Dubus's masterful first collection, in which he brings to life the human condition--in all its sorrow and beauty     For the men and women in Andre Dubus's poignant debut collection, life and love are not without their tribulations. The devout endeavor to reconcile the demands of their faith with their most basic human inclinations. A doctor...
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Pages:222
Author Biography
Dubus, Andre (Author)
Andre Dubus was a short-story writer, essayist, and educator.

Debus was a former Marine who taught college for 20 years while submitting his stories to small literary magazines. In the summer of 1986, he was hit by a car in Massachusetts, where he had stopped to help an accident victim. He spent the rest of his life confined to a wheelchair.

Debus returned to writing after authors such as Kurt Vonnegut, John Irving, and John Updike held a benefit that helped defer his medical expenses. His 1997 collection of short stories, Dancing After Hours, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and won the Rea Award. He received the PEN/Malamud Award, the Jean Stein Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and fellowships from both the Guggenheim and MacArthur Foundations.

Andre Dubus died on February 24, 1999.

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